Latest Public Citizen Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 6/14/2017
Education Department’s Delay of Rule Prohibiting Schools From Using Forced Arbitration Clauses in Student Contracts Is Harmful
Statements of Experts from Public Citizen and Project on Predatory Student Lending
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For Immediate Release: 6/14/2017
Public Citizen Applauds Lawmakers’ Lawsuit to Enforce the Emoluments Clause of the U.S. Constitution
Nearly 200 Members of Congress Sue President Trump for Receiving Illegal Payments from Foreign Governments
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For Immediate Release: 6/14/2017
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: 6/14/2017
After Learning of Faulty Equipment That Could Endanger Babies, Clinical Trial Leaders Continued Experiment, Apparently Didn’t Alert Key Officials
Lead investigators for a federally funded trial involving premature infants were alerted to serious problems with oxygen monitors used in the trial while it was ongoing — problems that could have endangered the infants — but decided to continue enrolling infants without correcting the problems and without notifying proper authorities or the infants’ parents, newly uncovered documents appear to show.
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For Immediate Release: 6/13/2017
Sessions Testimony Leaves More Questions Than Answers; Public Citizen Renews Calls for Subpoenas and Independent Investigation
Statements of Public Citizen Experts
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For Immediate Release: 6/13/2017
Treasury Report Proposes to Demolish Wall Street Reform
Statements of Public Citizen Experts
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For Immediate Release: 6/9/2017
FDA Never Should Have Approved Opana ER
Public Citizen today applauded the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for urging Endo to take Opana ER off the market, while criticizing the fact that the FDA approved it and blasting Endo Pharmaceuticals’ defiant response to the request.
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For Immediate Release: 6/8/2017
Trump and Zinke Must Disavow Plans to Re-Create Troubled Offshore Drilling Agency
Statement of Tyson Slocum, Director of Public Citizen’s Energy Program
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For Immediate Release: 6/8/2017
Comey Testimony Highlights Need for Independent Investigation
Statement of Lisa Gilbert, Vice President of Legislative Affairs for Public Citizen
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For Immediate Release: 6/7/2017
Three Concerns About Acting CFTC Chair Giancarlo’s June 8 Testimony
The June 8 congressional testimony of Acting Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo offers the first opportunity for members of the U.S. House of Representatives to ask questions of the acting chair on his leadership of the commission.
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