News for Citizen Activists

Jul-Aug 2014 Issue

  • Proposed 28th Amendment Would Curb Influence of Corporations, Wealthy in Politics

    The constitutional amendment that Public Citizen has been advancing for four years is gaining traction in the U.S. Senate. On June 18, a subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee approved S.J. Res. 19, an amendment introduced by U.S. Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) that would overturn Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (FEC) as well as McCutcheon v. FEC.

  • The ‘Coal’ Hard Facts

    The Obama administration has proposed new rules to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from existing coal-fired power plants. Public Citizen has mobilized a counterattack to the misinformation campaign orchestrated by the Coal Industry and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

  • Public Citizen’s Texas Office Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary

    Led by extraordinary environmental activist Tom “Smitty” Smith, Public Citizen’s Texas office has scored tremendous wins since 1984. As the office moves into its fourth decade, it continues to fight against coal exports, nuclear waste and fracking.

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