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For Immediate Release: 6/19/14
Potential Effects on Consumers of Proposed EPA Rule for Existing Plants? Glad You Asked
Statement of Tyson Slocum, Director, Public Citizen’s Energy Program
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For Immediate Release: 6/19/14
Senate Should Resist Calls to Block FDA Rulemaking on Generic Drug Labels
As Congress considers fiscal year 2015 funding for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other agencies, it should avoid taking any actions that could inhibit the FDA from finalizing an important regulation that will promote drug safety, Public Citizen said today.
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For Immediate Release: 6/19/14
Unregulated, Outside Spending by Koch-Related Group Plagues Local Elections, Public Citizen Report Finds
Unregulated, undisclosed spending made possible by the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2010 decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission has left local communities defenseless against big money national organizations intent on interfering with their elections, according to a report released today by Public Citizen.
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For Immediate Release: 6/18/14
Formal Effort Launched to Restore Core First Amendment, Democratic Values
Statement of Robert Weissman, President, Public Citizen
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For Immediate Release: 6/18/14
Historic Amendment Moves Forward: One Step Closer to Restoring Democracy, Reversing Rise of Oligarchy
Statement of Robert Weissman, President, Public Citizen
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For Immediate Release: 6/17/14
Tobacco Giant Threatens Independent Clothing Merchant Over Parody Design
Public Citizen is defending the rights of a merchant who received a cease-and-desist letter from Philip Morris USA Inc. – maker of Marlboro cigarettes – that demanded parody merchandise be removed from the seller’s website.
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For Immediate Release: 6/16/14
162 State and National Groups and Individuals Urge U.S. Senate to Restore Vital Consumer Protection by Passing the 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act
On the 81st anniversary of the signing of the Glass-Steagall Act of 1933, 162 state and national organizations led by Public Citizen and Americans for Financial Reform today call on the U.S. Senate to restore a wall between ordinary banks and riskier investment banks.
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For Immediate Release: 6/13/14
‘Ready for Hillary’ PAC Acknowledges Parodied Merchandise Does Not Violate Federal Law, Retracts Takedown Demand
In response to a legal threat by Public Citizen, the “Ready for Hillary” PAC today retracted a takedown demand, acknowledging that Minnesota activist Dan McCall’s parodied merchandise does not violate intellectual property rights and is fully protected.
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For Immediate Release: 6/13/14
Federal Appeals Court Invalidates Department of Labor Rules That Set Unfair Employment Standards for Sheep and Cattle Herders
U.S. and foreign herders will benefit from a decision today by the D.C. Circuit to invalidate U.S. Department of Labor rules that permit employers to pay herders far less than other agricultural workers and allow lower standards for employer-provided housing, Public Citizen said.
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For Immediate Release: 6/12/14
Attacks on FERC Chair Nominee Come From Defender of Market Manipulators; Enron’s Ken Lay Recommended Lead Attacker to Serve on FERC
Statement by Tyson Slocum, Director, Public Citizen’s Energy Program
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