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The Atlantic
The Plight of the Overworked Nonprofit Employeeburdensome. But pushback also came from what might have been an unexpected sour
The Plight of the Overworked Nonprofit Employee
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
burdensome. But pushback also came from what might have been an unexpected source: a progressive nonprofit called the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG). “Doubling the minimum salary to $47,476 is especially unrealistic for non-profit,... Read more
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The Columbian
Can’t afford the latest smartphone? Lease onewhen they end up paying 100 percent interest for it? I wouldn’t do it,” said Ed
Can’t afford the latest smartphone? Lease one
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
when they end up paying 100 percent interest for it? I wouldn’t do it,” said Ed Mierzwinski, consumer program director at U.S. Public Interest Research Group. “Rent-to-own companies make the promise of the American dream — that you can own... Read more
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Island Packet
Can't afford the latest smartphone? You can lease one, but it won't be cheapwhen they end up paying 100 percent interest for it? I wouldn't do it," said Ed
Can't afford the latest smartphone? You can lease one, but it won't be cheap
Island Packet / Posted 3 days ago
when they end up paying 100 percent interest for it? I wouldn't do it," said Ed Mierzwinski, consumer program director at U.S. Public Interest Research Group. "Rent-to-own companies make the promise of the American dream - that you can own... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Can't afford the latest smartphone? You can lease one, but it won't be cheapa phone when they end up paying 100% interest for it? I wouldn’t do it,” said E
Can't afford the latest smartphone? You can lease one, but it won't be cheap
Los Angeles Times / Posted 13 days ago
a phone when they end up paying 100% interest for it? I wouldn’t do it,” said Ed Mierzwinski, consumer program director at U.S. Public Interest Research Group. “Rent-to-own companies make the promise of the American dream — that you can own... Read more
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CNBC
Consumer groups press Yum's KFC to tighten antibiotic rulesonly when animals are sick," said Steven Roach, food safety program director at
Consumer groups press Yum's KFC to tighten antibiotic rules
CNBC / Posted 15 days ago
only when animals are sick," said Steven Roach, food safety program director at the Food Animals Concern Trust. FACT and U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund also sent representatives to deliver the KFC petitions. The Center for... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
KFC urged to phase out harmful antiobiotics in meat supplyto KFC's headquarters in Louisville, Kentucky. Public bodies such as The Centr
KFC urged to phase out harmful antiobiotics in meat supply
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 15 days ago
to KFC's headquarters in Louisville, Kentucky. Public bodies such as The Centre for Science in the Public Interest and U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund have also sent representatives to deliver the KFC... Read more
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Reuters
Consumer groups press Yum's KFC to tighten antibiotic rulesonly when animals are sick," said Steven Roach, food safety program director at
Consumer groups press Yum's KFC to tighten antibiotic rules
Reuters / Posted 16 days ago
only when animals are sick," said Steven Roach, food safety program director at the Food Animals Concern Trust. FACT and U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund also sent representatives to deliver the KFC petitions. The Center for... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Consumer groups press Yum's KFC to tighten antibiotic rulesonly when animals are sick," said Steven Roach, food safety program director at
Consumer groups press Yum's KFC to tighten antibiotic rules
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
only when animals are sick," said Steven Roach, food safety program director at the Food Animals Concern Trust. FACT and U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund also sent representatives to deliver the KFC petitions. The Center for... Read more
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Deseret News
5 key advantages to choosing a local bankyou fees or put restrictions on customers to qualify for saving or checking acc
5 key advantages to choosing a local bank
Deseret News / Posted 23 days ago
you fees or put restrictions on customers to qualify for saving or checking accounts. According to a 2012 study by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group, 63 percent of local banks offered free checking accounts while only 25 percent of big... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
East End's Congressional Race Could Be One Of Most Costly In Nation Thanks To Special InterestsBishop’s campaign, and another $2 million-plus came from liberal-leaning politi
East End's Congressional Race Could Be One Of Most Costly In Nation Thanks To Special Interests
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 30 days ago
Bishop’s campaign, and another $2 million-plus came from liberal-leaning political action groups. Organizations like the U.S. Public Interest Research Group have tracked outside spending in political campaigns nationwide and have been highly... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
Insider Louisville Closing Bell for July 22—Caitlin Bowling Consumer group lobbies KFC to eliminate routine antibiotics f
Insider Louisville Closing Bell for July 22
WLKY Louisville / Posted 1 months ago
—Caitlin Bowling Consumer group lobbies KFC to eliminate routine antibiotics from its chicken An organization called U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) this week sent a letter to KFC CEO Roger Eaton, asking the company to stop using... Read more
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Philly.com
DNC on track to be the most expensive Democratic convention ever for private donors everoutlet for spending by mega-donors and corporations interested in influencing p
DNC on track to be the most expensive Democratic convention ever for private donors ever
Philly.com / Posted 1 months ago
outlet for spending by mega-donors and corporations interested in influencing political outcomes," said the report from the U.S. Public Interest Research Group. The Washington-based advocacy group believes that convention and campaign donations from... Read more

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