PIRG in the News

Media Hit | Transit

Un-Fare Hikes

The Mass Media, UMass Boston's independent student newspaper, talks with MASSPIRG Chapter Chair, Hannah Hutchinson, on the MBTA fare hikes and service cuts.

Media Hit | Oceans

Plastic Bags Threaten SouthCoast Waters

Andrew White talks about why we need to Ban the Bag in Massachusetts—especially on the SouthCoast, where residents take pride in their beautiful beaches and commercial fishing is vital to the economy.

Groups target textbook prices to rein in college costs

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.

Media Hit | Waste

Hundreds of Mass. Businesses Support Bottle Bill

Small business owners and the Update the Bottle Bill coalition announced that over 350 small businesses statewide have already endorsed the Updated Bottle Bill.

 

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