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For Immediate Release: 2/26/15
Upcoming Congressional Hearing on State of Class Actions Should Consider How Recent Restrictions Damage Individuals’ Access to Justice
Banding Together to Seek Redress for Corporate Wrongdoing Often Is Only Option for Consumers and Employees
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For Immediate Release: 2/23/15
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Should Prohibit Companies From Forcing Consumers to Give Up Right to Go to Court
Agency Study on Forced Arbitration Clauses Due Out Soon
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For Immediate Release: 2/23/15
New Rule Would Stop Financial Advisers From Misleading Clients
Statement of Lisa Gilbert, Director, Public Citizen’s Congress Watch Division
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For Immediate Release: 2/19/15
As SEC Considers How to Boost Shareholder Involvement, It Should Ensure Directors Are Not Captured by Management
Shareholders Don’t Know About Political Spending at Most Companies
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For Immediate Release: 2/19/15
Stockholders Should Have a Say in Corporate Political Expenditures
Public Citizen Expert Testifies Before the Maryland State Senate Committee
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For Immediate Release: 2/13/15
Critical Legislation to Address Growing Threat of Antibiotic Resistance; Public Citizen Applauds HEAL Act
Statement of Vijay Das, Health Care Policy Advocate, Public Citizen’s Congress Watch Division
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For Immediate Release: 2/11/15
Public Citizen Urges FEC to Curb Out-of-Control Election Spending, Take Some of Justice Roberts’ Advice
Experts Call for Disclosure of Donors, Elimination of Coordination Between Super PACs and Candidates, Regulation of Joint Fundraising Committees
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For Immediate Release: 2/10/15
Public Citizen Demands Full Account of HSBC Tax Evasion Case
Statement of Bartlett Naylor, Financial Policy Advocate, Public Citizen’s Congress Watch Division
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For Immediate Release: 2/10/15
Public Citizen to Urge FEC to Rein in Out-of-Control Election Spending
Experts to Urge Disclosure of Donor Identities, Regulation of Joint Fundraising Committees and Elimination of Coordination Between Super PACs and Candidates
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For Immediate Release: 2/9/15
Maryland Lawmakers Should Require Companies to Meet Safety Standards on State Public Works Projects
The Maryland Legislature should better protect state construction workers by passing bills that would require contractors to meet minimum safety standards when working on large, publicly funded projects in the state, Public Citizen said today.
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