Latest Public Citizen Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 5/25/2017
Nevada Is 19th State to Call for a Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United; Half the States Needed Are Onboard
Nevada Today Becomes the 19th State to Support a Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United
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For Immediate Release: 5/25/2017
The Mulvaney Doctrine: Sacrifice Only the Most Vulnerable on the Altar of Deficit Reduction
White House Budget Director and Former Congressman Is a Deficit Hawk for the Poor, Sick, Homeless and Hungry, But a Dove for the Wealthy and Corporations
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For Immediate Release: 5/23/2017
Court to Consider Constitutionality of CFPB on Wednesday
On Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit hears arguments in a case challenging the constitutionality of the law that established the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), created in the wake of the 2008 financial crash to protect Main Street consumers against Wall Street predators.
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For Immediate Release: 5/23/2017
Texas Emissions Reduction Plan: Let’s Keep a Good Thing Going
AUSTIN, Texas —Texas lawmakers have a chance this week to continue one of the most cost-effective air pollution reduction programs in the state’s history.
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For Immediate Release: 5/22/2017
Trump Budget Would Slash Public Protections and Programs, Threatening Basic Standards of Living
Statement of Susan Harley, Deputy Director, Public Citizen’s Congress Watch Division
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For Immediate Release: 5/22/2017
Once Again, DOJ Announces Megabank Crime With No Crook on the Hook
Statements of Public Citizen Experts
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For Immediate Release: 5/22/2017
Public Citizen Hails House Introduction of Glass-Steagall Reform for Sensible Banking
Statement of Bartlett Naylor, Financial Policy Advocate, Public Citizen’s Congress Watch Division
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For Immediate Release: 5/22/2017
NOTE TO REPORTERS: U.S. Supreme Court Affirms ‘Soft Money’ Ban of the 2002 McCain-Feingold Campaign Finance Law
The U.S. Supreme Court today affirmed a lower court decision upholding the ban on corporate contributions to the national political parties, known as “soft money.”
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For Immediate Release: 5/22/2017
Exelon Corporation to U.S. Chamber: ‘I Wish I Knew How to Quit You’
Energy Company Reverses Decision to Stop Funding Anti-Climate U.S. Chamber of Commerce
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For Immediate Release: 5/18/2017
Lawmakers Working on Tax Overhaul Should Fix Nonprofit Rules
Congressional lawmakers who are tackling the tax code should adopt a better definition of political activity for nonprofits, Public Citizen said in a letter today.
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