Group Warns Of Toys That Are Alleged Cybersecurity Risks, Contaminated With Chemicals Ahead Of HolidaysA public interest group tested 40 toys and declared 15 dangerous to children.
"Trouble In Toyland" Report Lists Potentially Dangerous Toys Ahead Of HolidaysThe holiday toy shopping season will move into high gear this Thanksgiving weekend but some toys can be dangerous, according to the annual toy report from PennPIRG. We're talking about everything from choking to toxic exposures and more.
Safety Group's Annual Report Lists Latest Unsafe Holiday ToysThe Pennsylvania Public Interest Research Group says some toys are too loud or too small for safe play.
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Temple Launches Effort To Get Students To Vote An effort was underway on Tuesday on Temple University's campus to get students to the voting booth.
Survey: Thousands of College Students May Be Disenfranchised by Pa. ID LawA new survey finds that Pennsylvania colleges are doing a lot better at making sure students face no surprises this November at the polls, but some are not providing compliant student IDs.
Pennsylvania Policy Groups Urge End To Special Tax Breaks For CorporationsA lot of procrastinating Pennsylvanians will be doing their taxes this weekend -- never a pleasant task, but a pair of local nonprofit organizations wants to make you really angry about it.
3 On Your Side: Trouble In ToylandToxic or dangerous toys can still be found on America's store shelves. That's according to the Pennsylvania Public Interest Research Group's 26th annual Trouble in Toyland report.
Pa. Consumer Group Warns Parents About Potentially Harmful Holiday Toys"It's hard to tell, just based on the noise a toy makes, whether or not it's going to pose a hazard," says Alana Miller of PennPIRG.
Consumer Activists Say US Government Is Promoting ObesityA Philadelphia-based activist group says if the government wants to battle childhood obesity, cutting subsidies to corn farmers would be a good start.
Philadelphia Group Says US House Isn't Budget-Cutting In Public's InterestMegan DeSmedt of the organization PennPIRG calls the US House-passed spending resolution "wrongheaded" and hopes that the Senate will take a different path.