Rachel Curley is a democracy advocate for Public Citizen’s Congress Watch division, where her main focus is to call for companies to disclose information about how much money they spend to influence our politics, as well as to support Public Citizen’s democracy work with federal legislation. Prior to joining Public Citizen she was the program coordinator for Doctors for America (DFA). Rachel led the charge on several of DFA’s major campaigns, including expanding Medicaid in the states, raising awareness for the impact of King v. Burwell, and advocating for lifting the N.R.A.-backed Congressional ban on CDC gun violence research. Rachel graduated from Indiana University Bloomington with a bachelor’s degree in political science and philosophy.
Rachel has been quoted in CQ Roll Call, Sludge, Community Advocate and CNBC. She is also a blog contributor to The Hill, Fortune, CitizenVox, Corporate Presidency and Salon.