Sample energy title, clean energy creates jobs and improves economic growth

Enter teaser caption here and link to this story’s detail page or link to this story’s landing page, in this case we could link to this energy story’s detail page or to the energy landing page.

Support US

get involved, Contribute today

We accept donations in many forms
Learn More


give to public citizen

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, enthusiast in regal lifestyle silver sterling silver metropolitan.
Learn More


sign up for our newsletter

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, enthusiast in regal lifestyle silver sterling silver metropolitan.
Learn More


Explore Public Citizen's Initiatives

Health & Medicine

Proposed cost reduction amendments to the health care legislation under consideration would sacrifice accountability.

Energy

We safeguard consumers from the impacts of electricity deregulation, educate the public on the dangers of environment.

Trade

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, enthusiast in regal lifestyle silver, sterling silver metropolitan enthusiast accredited.

Product Safety

Gilded club respectable, pleasure philanthropic. Aristocratic on european cutlery symbolizing dynasty gifted symphony club bonds.

Sign Up for Our Newsletter

Complete the secure form below:
 *
 *
 *


G-20's Bizzare Contradiction

From Times Online

Drug-Induced Dementia and Delirium...

From CNN.com

Florida Bar’s Advertising Rules

From CBC News


You can make a difference. @sunfoundation makes it easy to ask your senator to support S. 482 
http://sunlightfoundation.com/ pass482 #pdf09
about a minute ago

Copyright © 2014 Public Citizen. Some rights reserved. Non-commercial use of text and images in which Public Citizen holds the copyright is permitted, with attribution, under the terms and conditions of a Creative Commons License. This Web site is shared by Public Citizen Inc. and Public Citizen Foundation. Learn More about the distinction between these two components of Public Citizen.


Public Citizen, Inc. and Public Citizen Foundation

 

Together, two separate corporate entities called Public Citizen, Inc. and Public Citizen Foundation, Inc., form Public Citizen. Both entities are part of the same overall organization, and this Web site refers to the two organizations collectively as Public Citizen.

Although the work of the two components overlaps, some activities are done by one component and not the other. The primary distinction is with respect to lobbying activity. Public Citizen, Inc., an IRS § 501(c)(4) entity, lobbies Congress to advance Public Citizen’s mission of protecting public health and safety, advancing government transparency, and urging corporate accountability. Public Citizen Foundation, however, is an IRS § 501(c)(3) organization. Accordingly, its ability to engage in lobbying is limited by federal law, but it may receive donations that are tax-deductible by the contributor. Public Citizen Inc. does most of the lobbying activity discussed on the Public Citizen Web site. Public Citizen Foundation performs most of the litigation and education activities discussed on the Web site.

You may make a contribution to Public Citizen, Inc., Public Citizen Foundation, or both. Contributions to both organizations are used to support our public interest work. However, each Public Citizen component will use only the funds contributed directly to it to carry out the activities it conducts as part of Public Citizen’s mission. Only gifts to the Foundation are tax-deductible. Individuals who want to join Public Citizen should make a contribution to Public Citizen, Inc., which will not be tax deductible.

 

To become a member of Public Citizen, click here.
To become a member and make an additional tax-deductible donation to Public Citizen Foundation, click here.