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10/07/2015
News Release

[WASHINGTON, DC] – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL), Al Franken (D-MN)...

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10/02/2015
Blog Post

How can all of the 200 million consumers with Experian credit reports trust that Experian is really protecting them?

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09/17/2015
News Release

The U.S. Department of Education announced today the hiring of the first ever open education adviser to lead a national effort to expand schools’ access to high-quality, openly-licensed learning resources.

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08/04/2015
News Release

Today, U.S. PIRG, along with a broad coalition of 91 education organizations, institutions of higher education, technology companies, and foundations called on the White House to ensure federally funded educational materials are made freely available to the public as the administration develops an Open Government Partnership plan this fall.

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PIRG In The News

The Diamondback Online

The Diamondback made a news video of our Rally for Offshore Wind in Annapolis. Check out the speech by Governor Martin O'Mally, Campaign Coordinator Sam Rivers, and "All We are Saying... Is Give Wind a Chance!"

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CNN

On Tuesday, students delivered 130,000 petitions to Congress urging them to not double interest rates on student loans. US PIRG higher education advocate, Rich Williams, and Save the Bay campaign coordinator Sam Durdock, are featured in the video clip of this media. Read the full story and be sure to visit the web link to see the video!

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USA Today

A push to create free or inexpensive textbooks is gaining momentum as educators, philanthropists and policymakers nationwide search for new ways to rein in college costs.

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The Diamondback

Yesterday, the Diamondback editorialized about textbook costs and the proposed state law that would create a tax holidays for textbooks during the first 2 weeks of the semester. Unforuntately, this is not a real solution to textbook affordability and the Diamondback agrees. Check out the full article and the quotes from our US PIRG report about textbook affordability.

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