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Should Government Subsidize Crops Used in Junk Food?

As the obesity epidemic continues, consumer advocates at PIRG are asking whether Washington should subsidize crops used to make junk food.

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New laws for 2012

Consumers will be able to put some cash back into their wallets with a new law on gift cards.

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News Release | OSPIRG | Food

Subsides for twinkies or apples

With childhood obesity rates rapidly rising, the federal government continues to pour billions into subsidies for junk food.

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News Release | OSPIRG | Food

What do Obama and Glenn Beck agree on?

A consumer protection group released a new video today juxtaposing President Obama and conservative TV show host Glenn Beck on agricultural subsidies.

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News Release | OSPIRG | Democracy

Oregon youth lead in increasing voter turnout.

After playing a pivotal role in voter registration and turnout this past November young people are continuing their electoral work by heading down to Salem Tuesday to lobby in support of  HB 2386 which directs the Secretary of State to adopt an electronic voter registration system.

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