• Watchdogs and lawmakers headline #ReplaceNAFTA event

    U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Public Citizen, and other lawmakers and advocacy groups launched the national #ReplaceNAFTA Day of Action as the year's last North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiations got underway. Read our release.

  • The auto industry will ask lawmakers to roll back clean car standards

    After promising in 2012 to meet the emissions standards, Ford and other automakers are planning to testify against them at a congressional hearing. Read our release.

  • HSBC gets off scot-free

    President Donald Trump's Justice Department is reportedly releasing HSBC from the deal that let the money-laundering bank escape criminal charges in 2012. Read our statement.

  • Public Citizen backs Leandra English

    Public Citizen and partner groups support U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Deputy Director Leandra English as agency head amid litigation over Budget Director Mick Mulvaney's potential appointment. Read the press release.

  • Half of all federal lobbyists worked to influence tax issues in 2017

    As the U.S. Senate considers whether to give the wealthy a massive handout, a new Public Citizen report finds that 20 corporations and trade associations hired 50 lobbyists each to reshape the tax code. Read the press release.