Updates

85% of Rutgers students say YES

Every three years for the last 45 years, students at Rutgers have voted on whether to reaffirm NJPIRG’s funding on campus. Over 19,000 students cast their ballots in the NJPIRG Students referendum in the last few weeks and the results are in…

Keep Pell Funding for Pell Grants

A statement from Student PIRGs Higher Education Advocate, Ethan Senack, following the Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill markup and passage in the Senate Appropriations Committee earlier today.

Youth Vote Posts Strong Showing in 2012 Elections

New expert estimates indicate that turnout of young voters between the ages of 18 and 29 will likely exceed 50 percent in yesterday’s national election.  This strong showing places 2012 on par with record 2008 turnout rates and bucks predictions of a precipitous drop-off in young voter participation.