Illinois PIRG Latest Blog Posts

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Danielle Melgar
Food & Agriculture Advocate

Planning ahead and getting creative with leftovers reduces food waste for a fun, sustainable celebration.

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Patricia Kelmar
Director, Health Care Campaigns

Medical debt, even when it is paid off, remained on credit reports for up to seven years. That's about to change. Here's how to make sure paid medical debt doesn't lower your credit score.

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R.J. Cross
Advocate, New Economy, PIRG; Policy Analyst, Frontier Group

It's easy to spend thousands more on a car than you meant to, especially when dealerships use tricks and traps to lock you into bad deals. The FTC has proposed new rules to help.

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Mike Litt
Director, Consumer Campaign

Our Consumer Campaign Director was invited to speak at the Consumer Federation of America’s (CFA) 56th Annual Consumer Assembly on a panel about consumer protections and climate change.

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Danielle Melgar
Food & Agriculture Advocate
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Danielle Melgar
Food & Agriculture Advocate
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Lisa Frank
Vice President and D.C. Director, The Public Interest Network