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11/06/2012
News Release

Using on-the-ground and on-line strategies, campaign volunteers are reaching out to their peers in classrooms, on computers and campus quads and urging them to cast a ballot. 

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10/30/2012
Resource

The best way to immediately help the victims of a natural disaster is to fundraise and get the funds to on-the-ground relief organizations as quickly as possible. Check out our toolkit for tips. 

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10/28/2012
Blog Post

Our state and country have got some big problems - global warming, the...

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10/28/2012
Blog Post

On Monday we dropped off our last voter registration form with the...

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PIRG In The News

The Daily Californian

Just two days before the student loan interest rate was scheduled to double, Congress passed a measure that includes maintaining the current 3.4 percent loan interest rate for more than 7 million students.

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About.com

The California Public Interest Research Group has released a new report on identity theft that should raise some eyebrows. Pulling together statistics from the High Technology Theft Apprehension and Prosecution program, the Federal Trade Commission, Javelin Strategy and Research, and other credible sources, CALPIRG paints an increasingly bleak picture concerning financial identity theft. Of greatest interest to your Guide was the information on new account fraud.

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Sacramento Bee

Fewer people were victims of identity theft last year than in 2010, but each person lost substantially more money, according to a new report by the California Public Interest Research Group.

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KQED News

California has the highest number of identity theft complaints in the nation, and the average cost to victims is skyrocketing.

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