• Bankrolled Republicans aiming to let big banks rip off consumers

    Republicans who took millions in campaign donations from big banks are trying to kill a rule that protects consumers from predatory schemes and allows them to keep financial institutions accountable in court.

    Read more about the Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution here.

    Read more about the Republicans backing the repeal who took more than $100 million from the financial industry here.

  • Six months of damage: Trump’s corporate con job

    Six months after his inauguration, President Donald Trump’s administration has made a mockery of his populist campaign pledges, instead delivering a slew of giveaways to corporate America, with countless more in the works, a new Public Citizen report shows.

    Learn more.

    Read the report.

  • Appellate court made wrong call in Exelon-Pepco takeover case

    In a loss for consumers, an appellate court has upheld (pdf) Exelon's takeover of Pepco.

    Learn more.

  • Public Citizen sues Trump Administration to prevent government collection of voter data

    Public Citizen sued the U.S. Department of the Army today to block the collection and dissemination of information about voters’ political parties and voting histories.

    Read the release.

  • Public Citizen sues U.S. Dept. of Education to stop illegal delays

    A new Public Citizen lawsuit says the U.S. Department of Education broke the law when it announced a delay of a rule to protect students defrauded by predatory for-profit colleges and career training programs.

    Read the press release.

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