NJ PIRG Referendum Day 2 brings us closer to our weekly goal of 6,400 votes!
Rutgers New Brunswick NJPIRG students stood in the cold and rain to educate people about the harm of fracking. We received 191 petitions!! Thank you to all of those who came out!
NJPIRG LPC launches and releases the new guide, So You Need Health Insurance. Now What? New Jersey Health Insurance 101
Rutgers students met on the steps of Brower wearing their wackiest...
PIRG In The News
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.”
Off-shore tax havens cost New Jersey $2.8 billion in lost tax revenue last year, enough to pay the salaries of every New Jersey firefighter, police officer, EMT and 911 dispatcher, according to a report issued this week by a public interest group.
The University’s chapter of the New Jersey Public Interest Research Group will promote three campaigns around campus this year that address political, social and environmental issues affecting people at a university, state and national level.
Instead of going out for drinks on Friday night, some students and their friends faced off in a dodge ball game to help raise funds for those affected by Hurricane Sandy.
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