Travelers need more protections when flights are canceled
The Department of Transportation (DOT) needs to do more to put a stop to bad airline behavior.
PIRG is an advocate for the public interest. We speak out for the public and stand up to special interests on problems that affect the public's health, safety and wellbeing.
Maryland PIRG applauds Attorney General Brown for suing manufacturers of toxic ‘forever chemicals’
How much food does America waste and what can we do to stop it?
Texas legislature is 10th state to pass a consumer data privacy bill
Breaking: Hackers expose health info of 9 million dental patients
FTC orders EdTech company to stop harvesting kids’ data for advertising
What You Can Do
Tell Congress: Pass this bill to combat the worst kind of food waste
Take action to stop toxic mercury pollution
Tell the EPA: Americans deserve stronger protections against chemical plant pollution
Consumer protection help: Your frequently asked questions
For Consumer Protection Week, our staff collected your questions so we could provide useful tips on protecting you, your family and all consumers.
I like that PIRG digs down and finds ways the system has been rigged against our long-term welfare and tries to translate that into legislative and legal action at the state, local and national levels.Nick Bridge, Member
PIRG will keep working until the job’s done
When I buy something, I think I own it. I don't want to have to ask anyone's permission to open it up and try to fix it.
We need to stand up to companies that profit when we throw stuff away
As there is ever more to be done, I like that WashPIRG works to solve important issues while educating the public about them, and is playing an active role on many fronts.Frank Kroger, Member
Solving important issues while educating the public
I decided to support an organization that doesn’t seem to rely on partisan politics to accomplish goals, and as a pediatrician, I have been especially interested in OSPIRG’s projects that impact the health of children and infants...Patricia Jett, Member
I decided to support an organization that doesn’t…rely on partisan politics to accomplish goals
PIRG's work is extremely important and deserving of support.Kathy M., Member