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News Release | MASSPIRG | Transportation


At a Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection public stakeholder meeting on February 15, 2018, MASSPIRG called on MassDEP to use the Volkswagen Settlement Funds to accelerate the transition to an all electric transportation system.

News Release | masspirg | Consumer Protection

MA House Passes Important Consumer Protection Bill

MA House passes bill to protect consumers from ID theft. Includes free credit freeze and thaw.

News Release | MASSPIRG | Consumer Protection

State House Committee Sides with Credit Bureaus over Consumers

Legislature fails to pass key consumer protection bill in wake of Equifax breach.

News Release | MASSPIRG | Solid Waste

After Apple Slows Phones, Interest In Repair Spikes in Massachusetts

A new survey released by MASSPIRG shows that interest in phone repair options surged as battery issues with iPhones made headlines.

Findings show that we throw out 8,100 phones each day in Massachusetts, highlighting need for expanded access to repair.

News Release | MASSPIRG | Democracy

Statewide Groups, AG Healey Ask Legislators to Pass Automatic Voter Registration in Massachusetts

Attorney General Maura Healey joined hundreds of citizens and dozens of organizations today in urging the legislature to pass Automatic Voter Registration (H.2091 and S.373) as soon as possible this session.


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