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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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For Immediate Release: 2/5/15
Lawmakers-Turned-Lobbyists Given Special Access to House Floor
14 Civic Organizations Endorse Kuster Resolution to Bar Privileged Access for All Lobbyists
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For Immediate Release: 2/4/15
Congress Targets Asbestos Victims
Statement of Susan Harley, Deputy Director, Public Citizen’s Congress Watch Division
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For Immediate Release: 2/3/15
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Agreement Over Corinthian Colleges Purchase Benefits Students But Leaves Protections in Doubt
Enrollment Forms No Longer Will Require Individual Students to Give Up Their Right to Sue
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For Immediate Release: 2/3/15
Government Caves in S&P Fraud Suit: Wall Street Escape From Accountability Virtually Ensures More Wrongdoing, Another Financial Crash
Today, the U.S. Department of Justice announced a settlement with Standard & Poor’s, which will pay $1.5 billion to resolve lawsuits over its mortgage securities ratings.
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For Immediate Release: 2/3/15
Lobby Day in Concord to Help Make New Hampshire the Next State to Back a Constitutional Amendment to Protect Democracy From Corporate Spending
Activists Lobby in Concord for State Senators and House Representatives to Take Back Democracy and Overturn Citizens United Decision
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For Immediate Release: 2/2/15
President’s Budget Should Be Stronger on Corporate Tax-Dodgers and Wall Street High-Rollers
Statement of Susan Harley, Deputy Director, Public Citizen’s Congress Watch Division
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For Immediate Release: 1/29/15
Evangelical and Progressive Groups Agree: A Strong Charitable and Religious Sector Requires Clearer IRS Guidance
Groups that usually do not share the same stage joined today to urge the IRS to clarify the definition of political activity.
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