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For Immediate Release: 2/11/16
This Year, Maryland Legislature Should Boost Construction Worker Safety
Maryland Bill, Influenced by Facts Found in Public Citizen Report, Would Prevent Tax Dollars From Going to Companies That Violate Safety Standards
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For Immediate Release: 2/10/16
On President’s Better Politics Speech
Statement of Lisa Gilbert, Director of Public Citizen’s Congress Watch Division
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For Immediate Release: 2/9/16
Bad Rules on Political Activity Lead to a Bad IRS Decision on Crossroads GPS
Provision in 2016’s Budget Ensured Vague Rules Remain in Place
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For Immediate Release: 2/9/16
Using Medical Journal Articles to Approve High-Risk Devices Is Dangerous, Misguided
Proposal Is Moving Through Congress; Public Citizen Report Outlines Bias and Conflict of Interest in Journal Reports
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For Immediate Release: 2/8/16
‘Our Voices, Our Democracy’ Report Frames 2016 as Year of Action to Deal with Outrage Concerning Money in Politics; Showing Support for Removing Corporate Dark Money from Politics, Public Campaign Financing, a Constitutional Amendment and More
Anger Expressed by Voters in Presidential Year Is Fueling Movement
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For Immediate Release: 2/4/16
Legislation Is Welcome Step to Protect Consumers From Forced Arbitration
Statement of Sonia Gill, Counsel for Civil Justice and Consumer Protection, Public Citizen’s Congress Watch Division
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For Immediate Release: 2/3/16
If Big Rail Won’t Stop Train Crashes, Regulators Should
Statement of Robert Weissman, President, Public Citizen
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For Immediate Release: 1/27/16
‘Democracy Awakening’ Comes to the Nation’s Capital in April
At Mass Convergence on Washington, D.C., People Will Demand That Policymakers Address Barriers to Voting, Curb the Influence of Wealthy in Elections
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For Immediate Release: 1/26/16
Momentum Grows: Initiative to Overturn Citizens United Seals Its Place on 2016 Washington State Ballot
Washington Could Become 17th State to Call for a Constitutional Amendment
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For Immediate Release: 1/21/16
Obama Is Missing Opportunity Today by Not Issuing Executive Order on Secret Election Spending
Six Years After Citizens United, Obama Still Talking About the Need to Curb Money in Politics
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