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10/26/2014
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This weekend about 80 CALPIRG staff and student volunteers from across the state met at UCLA for a day of training, campaign planning, and a phone bank to turn out the youth vote on November 4th. Many thanks to Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz for being a guest speaker!

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10/19/2014
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Click here to register to vote.

This Monday October 20th is the LAST DAY to register to vote in California -- your registration form must be postmarked on Monday (or before) in order to vote in this November’s election.  If you need to register for the first time or have moved since you last registered, click here to register to vote. It’s easy!

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09/30/2014
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Another victory!

Yesterday Governor Brown approved our Million Clean Cars bill.  I'm excited to tell you that this morning, he signed a statewide plastic bag ban into law.

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09/29/2014
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Thanks to you, the work of our volunteers, campus leaders, the thousands of students who signed petitions, and our coalition partners, we won our Million Clean Cars Campaign! 

The state legislature voted to approve the Million Clean Cars program last month and Governor Brown signed the bill just last week.

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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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