Gov. Baker has signed the MASSPIRG-backed Student Loan Borrowers Bill of Rights into law, which will institute new protections against deceptive lending practices to nearly 1 million student borrowers across the state.
Ongoing research by U.S. PIRG Education Fund and Frontier Group, analyzing government data, shows that too many of the 1.3 million Americans residing in the nation’s 15,000 nursing homes are at risk due to dangerous shortages of personal protective equipment and/or staff.
Massachusetts has signed onto the landmark Transportation and Climate Initiative Program, which will invest in clean transportation projects such as zero-emission electric vehicles, expanded public transit options, and walking and biking infrastructure. Several other Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states have joined or expressed support as well.
We rely on bees to pollinate everything from strawberries to broccoli to the alfalfa used to feed dairy cows. Join us in calling on Gov. Baker to ban the sale of bee-killing pesticides.
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Friday it will adopt a plan aimed at reducing toxic substances in food for babies and toddlers.
Illegal robocalls and unwanted telemarketing calls can be annoying. Tips to protect yourself and steps that could lead to consequences for offenders, including possible fines.
How to avoid textile “wish-cycling” and why clothing companies need to bear responsibility for the waste crisis their products create.
You have six weeks to file your income tax return for 2020. Every year, it seems there are more issues to watch out for.
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.