RIPIRG Latest Blog Posts

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Teresa Murray
Consumer Watchdog

7 steps to take if your car is towed 

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Teresa Murray
Consumer Watchdog

In recognition of Earth Day, here are some ways you can cut back on what you throw away and, in many cases, save money and protect yourself at the same time

We’re launching a series to both celebrate positive examples of ‘people-first’ streets – and to point out the most dangerous and unpleasant roads in our backyards.

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Aaron Colonnese
Content Creator

Young leaders celebrated this Earth Day by comparing notes on how to move our country toward a zero-waste future.

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Danielle Melgar
Food & Agriculture Advocate

Here’s what you can do to ensure that rising food prices don’t break your bank.

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Patricia Kelmar
Director, Health Care Campaigns

Providers may promise to “do no harm,” but clearly the thing some of them care about keeping healthy, above their patients, is their revenue stream. After fighting against patients -- and losing -- in the halls of Congress and again during the executive branch’s rule-making process, they finally found a sympathetic ear in one federal district court.

 | by
Patricia Kelmar
Director, Health Care Campaigns

It shouldn’t cost so much for Americans to stay alive -- and HHS can do something about it

Our environment campaigns director recently got a tour of Houston's highways. Read about what he experienced.