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News Release | MASSPIRG | Food

Vermont Governor Signs GMO Labeling Bill into Law

Momentum building for GMO labeling as Vermont Governor signs bill for Vermont. 

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News Release | MASSPIRG EDUCATION FUND | Budget, Tax

Poll: Public Wants Federal Agencies to Disclose and Restrict Corporate Tax Write Offs for Out-of-Court Settlements

In recent years, public outrage has built as federal agencies have allowed out-of-court settlements for corporate wrongdoing — like BP’s gulf oil spill and JPMorgan’s toxic mortgages — to be written off for multibillion-dollar tax breaks. See new poll confirming public outrage and support for solutions.

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News Release | MASSPIRG | Budget, Tax

Offshore Tax Havens Cost Average MA Taxpayer $1,886 a Year, MA Small Business $6,269

As hardworking Americans file their taxes today, it’s a good time to be reminded of how ordinary taxpayers pick up the tab for the loopholes in our tax laws. 

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Report | MASSPIRG | Budget, Tax

Picking up the Tab 2014: Average Citizens and Small Businesses Pay the Price for Offshore Tax Havens

As hardworking Americans file their taxes today, check out this report to see how ordinary taxpayers pick up the tab for the loopholes in our tax laws.

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News Release | MASSPIRG | Consumer Protection

141 Massachusetts Farmers Support GMO Food Labeling

MA coalition announces that 141 farmers from across Massachusetts pledged their support for GMO food labeling. 

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News Release | MASSPIRG | Democracy, Financial Reform

MASSPIRG Executive Director urging Senator Brown to support the DISCLOSE Act

MASSPIRG is strongly urging Senator Brown to stand up and support the DISCLOSE Act, which will require corporations to disclose their campaign contributions.

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News Release | MASSPIRG | Consumer Protection, Financial Reform

Historic Wall Street Reform Passes Senate

Today the Senate passed the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act by a count of 60 to 39. The bill is a response to the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression.

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News Release | MASSPIRG | Consumer Protection, Financial Reform

Senator Scott Brown Stands Up for Main Street

Senator Scott Brown announced his plans to support the Wall Street reform bill when it comes up for a vote later this week.

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News Release | MASSPIRG

New State Budget and Tax Credit Transparency Reforms Signed Into Law

Governor Deval Patrick signed into law critical transparency and accountability reforms, when he signed the state’s FY 2011 Budget.

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News Release | MASSPIRG | Consumer Protection, Financial Reform

Senator Scott Brown Must Vote for Wall Street Reform

Senator Scott Brown remains uncommitted to voting for Wall Street reform, saying only that he will review the legislation over the July 4th recess next week.

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