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Toy Safety Tips Brochure

This brochure provide you with safety tips to help you buy toys that are safe and avoid toys that may pose a choking, strangulation or toxic hazard. 

Resource | Democracy

Reclaiming A People's Democracy

The influence of big money contributions in our elections since the Supreme Courts ruling in Citizens United v. FEC has been crippling to our democracy, and our voice as voters. This fact sheet shares background information, some talking points, and information about why this is a particularly critical issue here in Iowa. 

Resource | Public Health

Change the Market - Support Antibiotic-free Restaurants

These restaurants have taken action to transition away from serving meat raised with antibiotics. 

Beat High Bank Fees

Banks rely on consumer indifference when they raise fees. They count on consumers not shopping around. PIRG’s Big Banks, Bigger Fees reports routinely find that small banks and credit unions are not following the big banks’ lead; they still offer many free or low cost accounts.

Resource | Safe Energy

Long-Term Energy Efficiency Potential

In 2010 the U.S. used just under 100 Quads of total energy resources to power our economy. Using the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Annual Energy Outlook we project that our total energy needs might rise to about 122 quads of energy by the year 2050. In this report we explore a set of energy efficiency scenarios that emphasizes a more productive investment pattern, one that can enable the U.S. economy to substantially lower overall energy expenditures—should we choose to invest in and develop that larger opportunity.

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