Latest Public Citizen Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 11/13/2018
MEDIA ADVISORY: House Judiciary Must Investigate FTC Findings That Implicate Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker
Whitaker’s Ability to Adequately Perform the Job of Attorney General Remains in Doubt
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For Immediate Release: 11/13/2018
National Data Privacy Legislation Must Include Civil Rights Protections, Enhanced Punishments for Violations
Statement of Kristen Strader, Campaign Coordinator, Public Citizen’s Commercial Alert Program
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For Immediate Release: 11/13/2018
Senate Protections for Wall Street Bankers Are Misguided
Statement of Bartlett Naylor, Financial Policy Advocate, Public Citizen’s Congress Watch Division
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For Immediate Release: 11/9/2018
Organizers of Thursday Protests Are Available to Explain Why Tens of Thousands Turned Out Nationwide, What’s Next
Nov. 9, 2018 MEDIA ALERTOrganizers of Thursday Protests Are Available to Explain Why Tens of Thousands Turned Out Nationwide, What’s Next Public Citizen Was a Lead Organizer of Protests Over Trump’s Assault on the Mueller Investigation Representatives from Public Citizen – one of the lead organizers of the nationwide protests held Thursday to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation – are available to explain what prompted the protests and what’s next.
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For Immediate Release: 11/8/2018
Google Takes First Step to End Forced Arbitration
Statement of Remington A. Gregg, Counsel for Civil Justice and Consumer Rights, Public Citizen’s Congress Watch Division
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For Immediate Release: 11/7/2018
Protest Thursday at the White House Over Trump’s Assault on Mueller Investigation
Washington, D.C., Protest Will Be One of More Than 800 Rallies in All 50 States, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands
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For Immediate Release: 11/7/2018
How the Midterm Election Affects the Fate of NAFTA Renegotiations
Statement of Lori Wallach, Director, Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch
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For Immediate Release: 11/7/2018
As Sessions Departs, His Replacement Must Publicly Commit to Protect the Mueller Investigation
Statement of Lisa Gilbert, Vice President of Legislative Affairs, Public Citizen’s Congress Watch Division
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For Immediate Release: 11/2/2018
FDA Makes Wrong Call; Super-Strong Opioid Medication Will Be Abused and Kill People
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is recklessly and needlessly endangering people by approving a super-strong opioid, Public Citizen and the head of a key FDA advisory committee said today. The FDA gave the green light for the medication, which is called sufentanil sublingual tablet (brand name Dsuvia) and is to be used to treat moderate-to-severe acute pain in a medically supervised setting. It is five to 10 times more potent than fentanyl and 1,000 times more potent than morphine.
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For Immediate Release: 11/2/2018
Rule Upends Conventional Wisdom on the Congressional Review Act
Statement of Amit Narang, Regulatory Policy Advocate, Public Citizen’s Congress Watch Division
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