Latest Public Citizen Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 7/14/2017
Shameful: Republican House Appropriators Vote to Keep Secret Political Money Hidden
Statements from Public Citizen Experts
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For Immediate Release: 7/13/2017
International Experts Endorse Public Citizen’s Call to Ban Dangerous IV Solutions
Twenty-Eight Experts Note That Hydroxyethyl Starch Solutions Cause Life-Threatening Side Effects; Safer, Equally Effective and Cheaper Alternatives Are Available
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For Immediate Release: 7/13/2017
D.C. Medicaid Contractor Accused of Paying Employees As Little As $3.61 Per Hour
Federal Lawsuit Alleges City Contractor Illegally Failed to Pay Proper Wages to Hundreds of Its Drivers Who Help D.C. Medicaid Participants Access Health Services
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For Immediate Release: 7/12/2017
Medicare ACOs Won't Tell How They Pay Doctors: American Journal of Public Health Study
July 12, 2017 Medicare ACOs Won't Tell How They Pay Doctors: American Journal of Public Health Study Organizations contracting to care for millions of Medicare enrollees won't disclose whether they penalize doctors for ordering tests, referrals or other expensive care NOTE: For a copy of the embargoed study, please contact the people listed above.
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For Immediate Release: 7/12/2017
Lawmakers Should Reject Proposals for Expansion of Off-Label Promotion, Public Citizen Tells House Lawmakers
Proposals Would Jeopardize Patient Safety
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For Immediate Release: 7/11/2017
Cotton Sides With Predatory Banks Against American Consumers
Statements From Public Citizen and Americans for Financial Reform
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For Immediate Release: 7/10/2017
Public Citizen Sues Trump Administration to Prevent Government’s Collection of Voter Information
President’s Commission on Election Integrity Plan Violates the Privacy Act
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For Immediate Release: 7/10/2017
Welcome News: CFPB Restores Consumers’ Ability to Hold Banks Accountable in Class-Action Lawsuits
Public Citizen welcomes the news that the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has issued a final rule to restore consumers’ ability to join together in class-action lawsuits against banks and other financial institutions, announced by the agency today.
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For Immediate Release: 7/10/2017
Has Trump’s Regs Czar Neomi Rao Received Koch Brothers Funding?
Statement of Robert Weissman, President, Public Citizen
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For Immediate Release: 7/10/2017
Public Citizen To Testify at Education Department Hearings in D.C. and Texas, Argue Against Schools Using Rip-Off Clauses
Rule Is Necessary to Protect Students and the Public from Predatory Schools
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