COVID-19 continues to pose a challenge for our country. Together we can do more to protect our health and ensure we're better prepared for any future pandemics.
The Latest on COVID-19
Statement: 1 million Americans dead from COVID-19
STATEMENT: President Biden’s new COVID-19 plan should help curb rampant spread of delta variant
What You Can Do
Tell Congress to approve additional funding for COVID-19 response
PIRG urges Congress to approve COVID-19 funding
Another winter during COVID-19: How to stay safe and sound
Nursing home safety during COVID: Cases and Vaccines
Price gouging: What to watch for to protect your wallet
Illinois Department of Insurance requests data from car insurers on overcharges during the pandemic
The Illinois Department of Insurance called on auto insurers Wednesday to provide detailed data that will allow for greater understanding on how much insurance companies overcharged Illinois drivers during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. The “data call” comes in response to a letter sent by 16 state senators and nine advocacy organizations in January. Insurers will have through mid-May to respond, and the information will be made public by June.
State Senators, consumer advocates: Illinois Department of Insurance should investigate car insurance overcharges
Sixteen state Senators and nine advocacy organizations sent a letter Thursday to the Illinois Department of Insurance, asking the department to investigate how much insurance companies overcharged Illinois drivers during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Federal vaccine mandate for nursing homes will save lives
The costs of the digital divide are higher than ever. Repair can help.
Millions of Americans stand on the wrong side of the digital divide. It’s time we fix that.
New Report Shows What Illinoisans Tried to Fix in 2020, and the Barriers They Still Face
Illinois PIRG released a new report Friday, “What are Illinoisans Fixing?” which compiles data from the popular repair instruction website iFixit.com about what items people in Illinois were fixing the most in 2020. The report also takes a closer look at the broader repair ecosystem, including barriers that make it harder than it should be to perform basic repairs and how the COVID-19 pandemic affected the things we were fixing.