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  • an initialism for public interest research group, non-profit organizations dedicated to civic engagement

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Examples

  • Illinois PIRG is collecting signatures on a petition calling on Illinois gubernatorial candidates to stay on track with high-speed rail.

    Curtis Black: Which Way for O'Hare Express?

  • PIRG is one of approximately 200 groups which have formed a coalition called Americans for Financial Reform, which will be pushing Congress to approve the new consumer agency.

    Wall Street fights Obama's proposed financial agency

  • LIS.VICZ: The U.S. Public Interest Research Group commonly known as PIRG says the average four-year college student will save $2500 over of the life of a loan.

    CNN Transcript Jul 1, 2008

  • PIRG, which is the federation of state Public Interest Research Groups.

    Senate Strikes Housing Rescue Deal

  • Now also this morning, the U.S. Public Interest Research Group, known as PIRG, is releasing its annual survey -- here it is -- "trouble in toyland."

    CNN Transcript Nov 20, 2007

  • Now, also this morning, the U.S. Public Interest Research Group known as PIRG is releasing its annual survey of toy safety.

    CNN Transcript Nov 20, 2007

  • Other major progressive organizations such as PIRG use a similar model to the same shaky results.

    Alterdestiny

  • The Public Interest Research Group or "PIRG" says there are some toys on store shelves right now you may want to avoid.

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  • But are they completely evaluating the impact on their students? said Ed Mierzwinski, head of the consumer program at U.S. PIRG, an advocacy group.

    Debit cards replacing credit cards on college campuses

  • A recent Illinois PIRG study says a high-speed rail network would strengthen the region's economic integration and create 57,000 permanent jobs.

    Curtis Black: Which Way for O'Hare Express?

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