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For Immediate Release: 9/11/14
Senate Vote on Amendment: A Historic Leap Forward for Democracy
Statement of Robert Weissman, President, Public Citizen
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For Immediate Release: 9/11/14
Toxic Diabetes Medication Should Not Be Approved for Weight Loss, Public Citizen Tells FDA Advisory Committee
Liraglutide is too toxic to be approved for weight loss at a dose higher than that approved for diabetes and in patients that will receive little, if any, long-term benefit, Public Citizen told the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee in testimony today.
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For Immediate Release: 9/10/14
Public Citizen to FDA: Advisory Committee-Industry Revolving Door Should Be Closed
Experts who have recently served as voting members at U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee meetings should not be allowed to speak before those same committees on behalf of companies seeking favorable committee votes, Public Citizen told the agency today.
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For Immediate Release: 9/9/14
‘People’s Pledge’ Cut Outside Spending in Rhode Island Democratic Gubernatorial Primary
Statement of Adam Crowther, Researcher, Public Citizen’s Congress Watch Division
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For Immediate Release: 9/8/14
Historic U.S. Senate Vote; Democracy for All Amendment Is Common Sense
Statement of Robert Weissman, President, Public Citizen
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For Immediate Release: 9/5/14
Applebee’s Employees Urge Court of Appeals to Allow Class Action for Unpaid Wages
Public Citizen will argue before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on behalf of a group of Applebee’s employees, maintaining that the employees who were denied pay because of allegedly illegal workplace practices should be able to band together in a class action lawsuit.
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For Immediate Release: 9/4/14
Now That Court Has Found BP Grossly Negligent, Company Should Stop Legal Fight, Compensate Victims and Pay Fines
Statement of Tyson Slocum, Director, Public Citizen’s Energy Program
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For Immediate Release: 9/4/14
One Million Comments Urge the SEC to Stop Secret Corporate Political Spending
In a record-breaking demonstration of support, more than one million comments have been submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) calling on the agency to take immediate steps to require publicly traded corporations to disclose their use of corporate resources for political purposes to their shareholders.
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For Immediate Release: 9/4/14
Public Citizen Urges FTC to Investigate the Advertising of HealthFair’s Cardiovascular Disease Screening Packages
Public Citizen today called on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate the direct-to-consumer advertising and promotional activities of the cardiovascular disease screening company HealthFair.
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For Immediate Release: 9/3/14
As Senate Vote Looms, Poll Shows Strong Support Across Party Lines for Constitutional Amendment to Curb Money in Politics
Voters across party lines overwhelmingly oppose the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United ruling and strongly support a constitutional amendment to overturn the decision and curb the influence of money in politics, a new bipartisan poll shows.
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