• Connecting the dots between heat and climate change

    As summer begins, it's vital for the media to link record heat to climate change – a task they fell short on in 2017. Read our memo.

  • Pruitt's deadline has passed

    Public Citizen and dozens of other groups reiterated a call for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt to prove that his legal defense fund does not violate federal ethics codes.

  • Did Zinke violate ethics codes?

    U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's family and foundation worked with the chairman of Halliburton on a real estate deal that could bring in millions. Public Citizen called on the U.S. Department of the Interior's ethics officer to investigate him.

  • NIH right to move toward ending alcohol study

    The NIH is right to move to terminate an industry-funded alcohol study, but key questions remain. Learn more. Photo courtesy of Edwin Land/Creative Commons.

  • FDA agrees with Public Citizen on a dangerous infant teething treatment

    After Public Citizen petitioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to effectively ban benzocaine, then sued the agency ta painkiller in common teething products that can cause a fatal blood disorder, the agency finally said it would take action.