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  • New Issue | WISPIRG Students
    to help young people get health insurance Keep Reading News Release WISPIRG Consumer Protection Corporate POLL SHOWS VOTERS FAVOR STRONG OVERSIGHT OF WALL STREET AND BACK NEW CFPB Madison WI July 18 2012 Financial reforms enacted in response to the financial meltdown remain popular with those likely to vote in 2012 a new opinion poll by Lake Research Partners shows The poll was commissioned by AARP National Council of La Raza NCLR the Center for Responsible Lending CRL and Americans for Financial Reform AFR Saturday July 21 will mark the two year anniversary of the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act which created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau CFPB a new agency with a strong record of successes for consumers despite facing constant unfounded political attacks in its first year of work Keep Reading News Release Student PIRGs Consumer Protection Higher Ed Student Debt Banks Skim Millions in Fees from Student Aid Using Debit Card Linked Student IDs Washington D C Over 9 million students are at risk for increased educational debt due to bank affiliated student debit cards that come with high fees insufficient consumer protections and few options Financial institutions now have affinity partnerships with almost 900 campuses nationwide grafting bank products onto student IDs and other campus cards to become the primary recipient of billions in federal financial aid to distribute to students Keep Reading Pages 1 2 3 4 5 6 next last View All RSS Feed About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Local Chapters UW Madison UW Stevens Point Get Involved Action Center Campaign Resources Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campus Internships Volunteer on Campus Campaigns 21st Century Transportation Affordable Higher Education Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Stop Subsidizing Obesity Don t Get Ripped Off

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  • Energy | WISPIRG Students
    We couldn t have done it without you Thursday December 15 2011 By Matt Kozlowski State Board Chair We accomplished a lot in 2011 Thanks for helping to make it a success Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Foods Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Read more about We couldn t have done it without you 1 comment Add new comment Campaign Energy Water Protect Wisconsin s Lakes Wisconsin has some of the most beautiful lakes and streams in the country and our waterways are essential to our ecosystems and our economy But our waterways are threatened by runoff pollution from farms construction sites and mines Read more about Protect Wisconsin s Lakes Slay the vampires save the world Monday October 31 2011 By Matt Kozlowski State Board Chair I thought I should warn you that vampires have likely invaded your room Related topics Energy Sustainability Read more about Slay the vampires save the world Add new comment Tuesday Kickoff Meeting Monday September 26 2011 By Meghan Ford State Board Treasurer Our Kickoff Meeting is tomorrow night I hope you can come hear what we have planned and get involved in our fal campaigns Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Foods Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Read more about Tuesday Kickoff Meeting Add new comment Kickoff Meeting Tuesday September 20 2011 By Jessie Mauser State Board Vice Chair Our Kickoff Meeting is tomorrow night Come find out what we have planned and get involved Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Foods Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Read more about Kickoff Meeting Add new comment Internships Available Monday September 12 2011 By Jessie Mauser State Board Vice Chair As a WISPIRG intern you can help us win

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  • Water | WISPIRG Students
    some of the most beautiful lakes and streams in the country and our waterways are essential to our ecosystems and our economy But our waterways are threatened by runoff pollution from farms construction sites and mines Read more about Protect Wisconsin s Lakes Algae Plunge Thursday October 27 2011 By Meghan Ford State Board Treasurer In Madison we love our lakes Yesterday we showed our love by braving the algae and near freezing temperatures and jumping right in Lake Mendota Related topics Water Read more about Algae Plunge Add new comment Media Hit Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Energy Service Corps Foods Health Care Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Other Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Water WISPIRG starts off its yearly campaigning WISPIRG kicks off the fall 2010 semester Read more about WISPIRG starts off its yearly campaigning About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Local Chapters UW Madison UW Stevens Point Get Involved Action Center Campaign Resources Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campus Internships Volunteer on Campus Campaigns 21st Century Transportation Affordable Higher Education Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Stop Subsidizing Obesity Don t Get Ripped Off Big Red Go Green Sustainable U Protect

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  • Foods | WISPIRG Students
    TAXPAYER BUT ONLY HALF OF AN APPLE APIECE Spring Kickoff this Wednesday Monday February 13 2012 By Matt Kozlowski State Board Chair Come learn about our Spring campaigns and get involved at our Kickoff this Wednesday Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Energy Service Corps Foods Health Care Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Other Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Water Read more about Spring Kickoff this Wednesday Resource Foods Healthy Foods Project Packet Download this resource for everything you need to know to organize the health foods campaign on your campus Keep Reading about Healthy Foods Project Packet We couldn t have done it without you Thursday December 15 2011 By Matt Kozlowski State Board Chair We accomplished a lot in 2011 Thanks for helping to make it a success Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Foods Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Read more about We couldn t have done it without you 1 comment Add new comment Campaign Foods Stop Subsidizing Obesity Our tax dollars should only go to things that serve the public good yet we re handing out taxpayer subsidies to big agribusinesses to help subsidize junk food Huge profitable corporations like Cargill and Monsanto are pocketing tens of billions in taxpayer dollars and turning subsidized crops into junk food ingredients including high fructose corn syrup Read more about Stop Subsidizing Obesity Tuesday Kickoff Meeting Monday September 26 2011 By Meghan Ford State Board Treasurer Our Kickoff Meeting is tomorrow night I hope you can come hear what we have planned and get involved in our fal campaigns Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Foods Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Read more about Tuesday Kickoff Meeting Add new comment Kickoff Meeting Tuesday September 20 2011 By Jessie

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  • Corporate | WISPIRG Students
    you Thursday December 15 2011 By Matt Kozlowski State Board Chair We accomplished a lot in 2011 Thanks for helping to make it a success Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Foods Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Read more about We couldn t have done it without you 1 comment Add new comment Tuesday Kickoff Meeting Monday September 26 2011 By Meghan Ford State Board Treasurer Our Kickoff Meeting is tomorrow night I hope you can come hear what we have planned and get involved in our fal campaigns Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Foods Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Read more about Tuesday Kickoff Meeting Add new comment Kickoff Meeting Tuesday September 20 2011 By Jessie Mauser State Board Vice Chair Our Kickoff Meeting is tomorrow night Come find out what we have planned and get involved Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Foods Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Read more about Kickoff Meeting Add new comment Internships Available Monday September 12 2011 By Jessie Mauser State Board Vice Chair As a WISPIRG intern you can help us win learn skills and get valuable experience working on a campaign Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Foods Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Read more about Internships Available Add new comment Come to an Information Session Monday September 12 2011 By Meghan Ford State Board Treasurer It s a great time for you to get involved as an intern or volunteer Stop by Tuesday to hear what we have planned and how you can help Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Foods Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Read more about Come to an Information Session

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  • Democracy | WISPIRG Students
    we d love your help Let us know if you want to volunteer sign up here Related topics Democracy New Voters Project Read more about Volunteer Register Voters at Concerts this Summer Spring Kickoff this Wednesday Monday February 13 2012 By Matt Kozlowski State Board Chair Come learn about our Spring campaigns and get involved at our Kickoff this Wednesday Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Energy Service Corps Foods Health Care Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Other Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Water Read more about Spring Kickoff this Wednesday Resource Democracy New Voters Project Voter Protection Toolkit Download this resource for everything you need to know to organize a voter protection campaign on your campus Keep Reading about Voter Protection Toolkit We couldn t have done it without you Thursday December 15 2011 By Matt Kozlowski State Board Chair We accomplished a lot in 2011 Thanks for helping to make it a success Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Foods Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Read more about We couldn t have done it without you 1 comment Add new comment Report Democracy New Voters Project Saving Dollars Saving Democracy Cost Savings for Local Elections Officials Through Voter Registration Modernization Millions are being wasted due to antiquated voter registration systems and procedures U S PIRG Education Fund s survey of 100 counties showed that over 33 467 910 00 of public money was spent on simple registration implementation and error correction issues in 2008 The Fund finds that a more streamlined and automatic system linking existing databases with the state voter rolls could free up significant resources at the local level Read more about Saving Dollars Saving Democracy Cost Savings for Local Elections Officials Through Voter Registration Modernization Tuesday Kickoff Meeting Monday September

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  • Energy Service Corps | WISPIRG Students
    about our Spring campaigns and get involved at our Kickoff this Wednesday Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Energy Service Corps Foods Health Care Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Other Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Water Read more about Spring Kickoff this Wednesday Media Hit Energy Energy Service Corps Sustainability Experts share the power to save energy with local organization WISPIRG Energy Service Corps helps out a shelter in Eau Claire Read more about Experts share the power to save energy with local organization Media Hit Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Energy Service Corps Foods Health Care Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Other Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Water WISPIRG starts off its yearly campaigning WISPIRG kicks off the fall 2010 semester Read more about WISPIRG starts off its yearly campaigning About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Local Chapters UW Madison UW Stevens Point Get Involved Action Center Campaign Resources Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campus Internships Volunteer on Campus Campaigns 21st Century Transportation Affordable Higher Education Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Stop Subsidizing Obesity Don t Get Ripped Off Big Red Go Green Sustainable U Protect Wisconsin s Lakes Energy Service Corps Newsroom

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  • Health Care | WISPIRG Students
    Chair Come learn about our Spring campaigns and get involved at our Kickoff this Wednesday Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Energy Service Corps Foods Health Care Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Other Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Water Read more about Spring Kickoff this Wednesday Report Health Care The Three Trillion Dollar Question What Health Care Reform Can Save For Families Businesses and Taxpayers Without health care reform the United States is projected to spend over 40 trillion on health care in the next decade Experts estimate that thirty percent of that spending up to 12 trillion dollars will be wasted on ineffective care pointless red tape and counterproductive treatments that can actually harm patients Read more about The Three Trillion Dollar Question What Health Care Reform Can Save For Families Businesses and Taxpayers Media Hit Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Energy Service Corps Foods Health Care Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Other Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Water WISPIRG starts off its yearly campaigning WISPIRG kicks off the fall 2010 semester Read more about WISPIRG starts off its yearly campaigning About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Local Chapters UW Madison UW Stevens Point Get Involved Action Center Campaign

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