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Happy Thanksgiving and Happy Hanukkah from NJPIRG!
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PIRG In The News
New Jersey Public Interest Research Group of Rutgers – New Brunswick held a press conference Thursday, February 06, 2014 to announce the release of a new report, titled, “A New Course: How Innovative University Programs Are Reducing Driving on Campus and Creating New Models for Transportation Policy” by U.S. PIRG Education Fund.
NJPIRG released our 28th annual toy safety report Trouble in Toyland highlighting safety tips for parents and toy shoppers this holiday season!
Although private loans make up only 7 percent of the student loan...
Mass transit advocates in New Jersey are calling for greater investments into public transportation.
A report issued Thursday by the New Jersey Public Interest Research Group Law & Policy Center, titled “Moving Off the Road: A State-by-State Analysis of the National Decline in Driving,” found that people are moving from behind the steering wheel.
“New Jerseyans drive 5.5 percent fewer miles per day than they did in 2007,” Bersi Mesgna with NJPIRG told WCBS 880′s Levon Putney. “The decline in driving is a national trend.”
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Thank you for your vote!! NJPIRG won the Referendum 2013!
NJPIRG is a nonpartisan, statewide, student-run nonprofit that has been working on behalf of students since 1972. Over the past 30 years we have won concrete results for students.
Our New Voters Project has registered over 11,300 voters since 2010. Energy Service Corps has taught over 10,000 K-12 kids about energy efficiency. We've had 15 cities in New Jersey to go on record agsint corpoate money in politics, including North Brunswick, Princeton, Highland Park, Essex County, and Newark.
NJPIRG is able to be so effective because thousands of Rutgers students pitch in $11.20 on their term bills. Every 3 years, Rutgers students must come together to reaffirm the waiveable fee on our term bills. Students voted to keep NJPIRG Student Chapters at Rutgers for another 3 years!