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CONSUMER ALERT

Several fidget spinners were tested for lead content by a CPSC-accredited laboratory. The fidget spinners were analyzed in accordance with CPSC-CH-E1001-8.3 using Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS). The toys that tested for high levels of lead were then re-tested a second time to confirm the results. The results of the second test are included in this report.

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OSPIRG Petition for Public Records Order Part Two

On March 4, 2013, OSPIRG sent a Petition for Public Records Order to the Department of Justice in response to a denial from Business Oregon to disclose the Annual Employment Reports for the Strategic Investment Program. On March 1, the Department of Justice gave us an opportunity to respond to an additional justification for supression given by Business Oregon. On March 4, we responded.

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Call your representative and senators every day. Here's how.

There’s a lot unfolding in Washington, DC, right now, and you may be wondering, “What can I do to voice my concerns?” Check out this step-by-step guide to make sure your representative and senators are paying attention to the issues you care about.

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Petition for Public Records Order (Enterprise Zones)

The Oregon Department of Justice ordered the Oregon Department of Revenue to release data about Enterprise Zones, a major tax subsidy program estimated to cost Oregon taxpayers over $75 million in the next two years, saying that there is a “strong public interest” in disclosing the information.

OSPIRG 2017 Legislative Agenda

For more information about OSPIRG’s 2017 Legislative Agenda, to request our support for a bill, or to ask questions about our position on a specific issue, please don’t hesitate to reach out. We look forward to working with you in 2017 and throughout the entire legislative cycle.

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