Latest Public Citizen Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 6/27/2017
Public Citizen Urges House Members to Vote Against Bill That Weakens Protections for Victims of Medical Wrongdoing, Puts Insurance Industry Profits Over Needs of Patients
Statement of Remington A. Gregg, Counsel for Civil Justice and Consumer Rights, Public Citizen
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For Immediate Release: 6/27/2017
As NAFTA Hearings Open, More Than 100,000 Petitions Delivered and 50,000 Public Comments Filed Demanding a New Deal to Benefit Working People, Not Just Corporations
The broad coalition that derailed the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) delivered more than 100,000 petitions demanding the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) be replaced with a deal that benefits working people.
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For Immediate Release: 6/26/2017
Trump and Modi Discussions: A Matter of Life and Death
Statement of Peter Maybarduk, Director, Public Citizen’s Access to Medicines Program
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For Immediate Release: 6/26/2017
Investigation Shows That FTC’s Reminder Letters Are Ineffective at Disclosing Paid Posts on Instagram
Groups to the FTC: Enforcement Action Needed to Change Influencer Behavior on Instagram
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For Immediate Release: 6/26/2017
Portman’s Legislation Would Endanger Kids
TV Ad Targets Portman for Sponsoring Anti-Regulatory Legislation That Would Harm Children and Families
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For Immediate Release: 6/23/2017
Without Notifying Media Organizations, Judge Ordered Dozens of Articles to Be Removed From the Internet
A court order requiring dozens of news stories to be removed from the Internet – without news organizations’ or journalists’ knowledge – violated the First Amendment and should be vacated, according to a motion Public Citizen filed late Thursday in the Superior Court for Maricopa County in Arizona.
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For Immediate Release: 6/23/2017
Public Citizen Harshly Criticizes Proposal to Roll Back Parts of the Beryllium Rule
Proposal Would Continue to Put Workers in Construction and Shipyard Industries at Risk of Cancer and Chronic Beryllium Disease
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For Immediate Release: 6/23/2017
Draft Trump Executive Order Abandons Promises to Challenge Big Pharma and Make Medications Affordable
Statement of Peter Maybarduk, Director, Public Citizen’s Access to Medicines Program
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For Immediate Release: 6/22/2017
After Trump Cozies Up to Drone Corporations, Expect More Gutting of Safety Standards
Today’s meeting between President Trump and drone company CEOs is a reminder of the president’s profound subservience to the corporate class.
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For Immediate Release: 6/22/2017
Despite Trump’s Own Ethics Rules, Dozens of Former Lobbyists Appear to Work in the Administration on Issues on Which They Lobbied
In what appears to be a breach of Trump’s own ethics rules, dozens of former lobbyists who serve in the Trump administration handle the same specific issues on which they lobbied within the past two years, a new Public Citizen report shows.
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