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Stop The Overuse Of Antibiotics on Factory Farms

Widespread overuse of antibiotics on factory farms is putting our health at risk.

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The Problem with Peoples Gas

Peoples Gas is failing to prioritize public safety with its pipe replacement program, instead overhauling its entire system, busting its budget, and leaving customers with the bill. 

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The Real Price of Medications

People living in the United States have access to some of the best medical care in the world, from life-saving drugs to cutting-edge surgical techniques. But spiraling costs force many Americans to spend more on care, even as the quality of that care remains the same.

Tragedy of Errors

Peoples Gas Light & Coke, the gas distribution utility serving homes and businesses in Chicago, has run some form of a gas main replacement program for the last 38 years, since 1981, when a study first recommended a 50-year dedicated program to replace a specific subset of at-risk, leak-prone cast iron pipes. 

Over the decades, Peoples Gas has failed to design and implement a program that effectively accomplishes the public safety purpose of removing pipes made of aging legacy materials.

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Transparent & Accountable Government

As our cities and state confront budget deficits, accountability and transparency should be the rule.

Trouble In Toyland

Our 33rd annual toy safety report.

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Work for Wellbeing

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Zero Hunger

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Zero Hunger

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Zero Out Toxics

We’re working in communities and with companies to zero out the toxic chemicals that put our health and environment at risk.

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