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For Immediate Release: 3/18/14
Final Tally: 47 New Hampshire Towns Call for a Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United
The final tally of the town meeting votes last week is irrefutable evidence that New Hampshire residents want to free elections from corporate influence and mega-donors. At 47 town meetings, citizens overwhelmingly passed warrants calling for a constitutional amendment to overturn the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.
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For Immediate Release: 3/18/14
Pennsylvania Anti-Fracking Activist Goes to Court Monday to Contest Injunction Barring Her From Large Swath of County; Telephone Press Conference to Follow
Public Citizen, ACLU, Local Attorney Are Urging Judge to Lift Injunction Preventing Vera Scroggins From Going to the Hospital, Grocery Store, Friends’ Homes
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For Immediate Release: 3/14/14
Groups Urge Obama to Preserve Presidential Public Financing Program
Public Citizen and nine other civic groups today called on President Barack Obama to veto H.R. 2019, legislation that repeals a portion of the presidential public financing program while masquerading as a bill to fund pediatric research.
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For Immediate Release: 3/14/14
Public Citizen Calls for Congressional Investigation on the Approval of Zohydro, Supercharged Opioid
Newly Disclosed Information Raises Questions About Why the FDA Approved a Needlessly Dangerous Medication When Safer Option Soon Will Be Available
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For Immediate Release: 3/13/14
30 New Hampshire Towns Have Spoken, Called for a Resolution to Overturn Citizens United
Town meeting votes this week confirmed what many already knew: The people of New Hampshire want to free elections from the choke hold that corporations and mega-donors have on our democracy. So far, at 30 town meetings, citizens have passed – most by a vast majority – a warrant calling for a constitutional amendment to overturn the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.
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For Immediate Release: 3/13/14
FDA Should Finalize Rule on Generic Drug Safety Labeling, Public Citizen Tells Agency
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should promptly finalize its proposed rule to allow generic drug manufacturers to update safety labeling in response to new information about possible dangers, Public Citizen told the agency in comments submitted in support of the proposal.
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For Immediate Release: 3/13/14
Taxpayers Lose With EPA Decision to Allow BP to Obtain Federal Contracts
Today’s announcement lets a corporate felon and repeat offender off the hook for its crimes against people and the environment. This is a company that was on criminal probation at the time of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, and it has failed to prove that it is a responsible contractor deserving of lucrative taxpayer deals.
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For Immediate Release: 3/12/14
Cost of a Financial Transaction Tax to Average Investor Would Be Microscopic Compared to Existing Fees, Public Citizen Report Shows
A financial transaction tax (FTT) would cost ordinary investors just a minuscule amount compared to expenses they already bear, while bringing in revenue and discouraging risky trading practices, a new Public Citizen report shows.
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For Immediate Release: 3/12/14
New York Comptroller’s Report on Wall Street Bonus Increase Underscores Need for Accountability, Tax Reform
In a year when the leading Wall Street firms paid record fines for fraud, the average bonus rose 15 percent, further evidence that accountability apparently doesn’t apply to individual bank accounts.
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For Immediate Release: 3/12/14
On Second Anniversary of U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement, U.S. Exports Down 11 Percent, Imports from Korea Up and Deficit with Korea Balloons 47 Percent, Fueling Congressional Skepticism About Obama TPP Export Promises
Export Decline Hits U.S. Farmers and Auto Workers Particularly Hard, Dismal Outcomes of Pact Used as TPP Template Will Bolster Opposition to Obama Bid for Fast Track Authority
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