U.S. PIRG Education Fund Latest Blog Posts

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Danielle Melgar
Food & Agriculture Advocate

Planning ahead and getting creative with leftovers reduces food waste for a fun, sustainable celebration.

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R.J. Cross
Advocate, New Economy, PIRG; Policy Analyst, Frontier Group

It's easy to spend thousands more on a car than you meant to, especially when dealerships use tricks and traps to lock you into bad deals. The FTC has proposed new rules to help.

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Patricia Kelmar
Director, Health Care Campaigns

Medical debt, even when it is paid off, remained on credit reports for up to seven years. That's about to change. Here's how to make sure paid medical debt doesn't lower your credit score.

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Mike Litt
Director, Consumer Campaign

Our Consumer Campaign Director was invited to speak at the Consumer Federation of America’s (CFA) 56th Annual Consumer Assembly on a panel about consumer protections and climate change.

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Teresa Murray
Consumer Watchdog

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has issued an executive order that prohibits infant formula from being sold at illegally high prices that indicate price gouging. 

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Teresa Murray
Consumer Watchdog

Reports have emerged from across the country of cans of formula being offered for sale at double, triple or even quadruple the price they sold for in February.

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Matt Casale
Director, Environment Campaigns