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Why we’re seeing new grocery shortages, and what you can do

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Why we’re seeing new grocery shortages, and what you can do

Cities around the country are reporting empty grocery store shelves. But this isn’t like last time when basics like toilet paper and bread were nearly impossible to find. As we near the two-year mark of the pandemic, the impact on the food supply chain has only gotten more complex. We explain what’s going on, and offer some tips that can help you find what you need.

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Credit freezes FAQ: You can prevent a fraud nightmare in 20 minutes

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Credit freezes FAQ: You can prevent a fraud nightmare in 20 minutes

Freezing your files protects you not just from someone fraudulently opening a credit card or applying for a loan in your name. It also can prevent someone from accessing your tax records with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or opening a Social Security account using your information or potentially launching a slew of other problems. 

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TexPIRG Legislative Agenda

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TexPIRG Legislative Agenda

The Texas Public Interest Research Group (TexPIRG) is a consumer group that stands up to powerful interests whenever they threaten our health and safety, our financial security, or our right to fully participate in our democratic society. TexPIRG’s mission is to deliver persistent, results-oriented public interest activism that protects consumers, encourages a fair, sustainable economy, protects public health, and fosters responsive, democratic government. This legislative session we are prioritizing our COVID-19 Response work and our Defend Democracy policy area. 

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