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01/27/2014
Report

This study demonstrates that despite recent steps forward in the marketplace, high textbook costs will continue to be a problem for students unless the cost of high-priced, new editions of college textbooks comes down.

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09/29/2013
Resource

Having the facts can make all the difference when it comes to health insurance. To make the most of new choices, protections and financial help, you need good information. This guide can help you find quality coverage that won’t break the bank.

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09/07/2013
Blog Post

We're getting ready to roll up our sleeves and fight poverty in a big way. Join us this Sunday at 9pm EST to learn how you can get involved with the national Resolve to Fight Poverty Conference at UNC Chapel Hill on Oct. 4-6.

Over the next four weeks, we're ramping up to influence the local and national dialogue about hunger and homelessness. More than 200 students from across the country will travel to Chapel Hill to get hands-on training on how to address the root causes of hunger and homelessness.

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07/24/2013
News Release

Today, college students spoke out to urge Senators to reject the pending student loan deal, which may come up for a vote in the Senate as early as this afternoon.   

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PIRG In The News

Inside Bay Area

Environmentalists, students, a U.S. poet laureate, and a local politician turned up the pressure on Berkeley Wednesday to ban plastic carryout bags.

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ABC7

Ask any college student or parent and they'll tell you textbooks these days are extremely expensive. 7 On Your Side takes a look at the movement to make them more affordable.

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Los Angeles Times

Are farm subsidies making us fat? Billions in taxpayer dollars are going to support high fructose corn syrup and three other common food additives used in junk food, according to a report released this week by the California Public Interest Research Group and the U.S. PIRG Education Fund, both consumer advocacy groups.

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Merced Sun-Star

Video:CALPIRG’s Energy Service Corps spent their spring break week weatherizing the Merced fairgrounds building! Click on link to watch.

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