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News Release | Georgia PIRG Education Fund | Health Care

House Passes Prescription Drug Safety Reforms; Senate to Follow

The House today passed significant reforms to the Food and Drug Administration’s drug safety review system.

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Report | Georgia PIRG Education Fund | Transportation

Road Privatization

Privatization of toll roads is a growing trend. During 2007, sixteen states had some privatized road project formally proposed or underway. In the last two years Indiana and Chicago signed multi-billion dollar private concession deals for public roads for 75 years and 99 years respectively. As a result of these deals, toll rates on these roads will increase steadily and revenues will be paid to private company shareholders rather than to the public budget.

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News Release | Georgia PIRG | Consumer Protection

Statement of U.S. PIRG Consumer Program Director Ed Mierzwinski on Latest Mattel/China Recall

9 million toys tainted with lead paint or dangerous small magnets.

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News Release | Georgia PIRG Education Fund | Health Care

House Passes Drug Safety Legislation

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We're calling on the EPA to ban Monsanto's Roundup unless and until independent research proves it's safe. Let's hold them accountable.

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