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Comprehensive testing now

We need a COVID-19 testing plan that meets our current needs and implements the widespread testing public health experts say it will take to move away from social distancing.

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Most airlines are only offering vouchers, not refunds, when passengers cancel their flights due to concerns about COVID-19.

News Release | MASSPIRG

BOSTON --  In the wake of Gov. Charlie Baker’s plans to move forward with a phased “re-opening” of Massachusetts while dealing with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, MASSPIRG Executive Director Janet Domenitz and Massachusetts Sierra Club Executive Director Deb Pasternak issued a statement.

News Release | U.S. PIRG Education Fund

Consumer complaints to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) related to the coronavirus approached 50,000 on Tuesday. U.S. PIRG Education Fund has documented the actions taken by the FTC and 14 other federal agencies in response to coronavirus scams.

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As manufacturers block access to manuals and other fix-it information, biomedical repair technicians press for reform.

Report | MASSPIRG

With Governor Baker’s Fiscal and Management Control Board set to expire in June, a coalition of transportation advocacy groups released a report that details recommendations for future oversight of the MBTA. The report offers a path forward that will better serve riders and create a transportation system for the future.

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Coronavirus update

In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, we’ve taken steps for all of our staff to work remotely for safety reasons. But rest assured, we’ll keep advocating for you as we work for a healthier, safer world.

Learn more about how we can work together to address the COVID-19 pandemic.