Latest Public Citizen Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 7/25/2018
Penalties for Corporate Violations Plummet by Double Digits Under Trump
New Analysis of 12 Agencies Shows Dramatic Decline of Enforcement Activities in Trump’s First Year, With Penalties Down as Much as 94 Percent
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For Immediate Release: 7/25/2018
FDA, OHRP Must Probe Unethical, High-Risk Human Testing at Minnesota Hospital
Hennepin County Medical Center Performed Risky Sedation Experiments on Unwitting EMS Patients; Most Recent Trial Is on Hold
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For Immediate Release: 7/24/2018
Texas Heat Wave Threatens Workers and Public Safety
Organizations File Petition – Joined by Former OSHA Officials – Urging Agency to Issue National Heat Protection Standard
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For Immediate Release: 7/24/2018
Press Conference: U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett to Introduce Proposal to Harness Medicare’s Purchasing Power to Negotiate Lower Medication Prices
Legislation Would Provide Leverage Through a Competitive License to Allow Competition If Negotiations Fail
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For Immediate Release: 7/23/2018
FDA Agrees With Public Citizen, Responds to Petition by Taking Action to Prohibit Pharmacy Compounding of Cesium Chloride
Although Public Citizen supports the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) belated action to block pharmacy compounding of cesium chloride, the agency should have acted more than two years ago when its own reviewers concluded that cesium chloride is “not safe for human use” and “has not been shown to be efficacious for the prevention or treatment of any form of cancer.”
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For Immediate Release: 7/23/2018
Public Citizen Sues FDA Over Inaction That Allows Continued Pharmacy Compounding of Cesium Chloride
Public Citizen Also Petitions the FDA to Ban Dietary Supplements That Contain This Dangerous Chemical
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For Immediate Release: 7/19/2018
Bipartisan Vote to Remove Campaign Finance Riders Signals Broadening Support for Political Spending Transparency
Statement of Lisa Gilbert, Vice President of Legislative Affairs, Public Citizen
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For Immediate Release: 7/18/2018
Members of Congress Join Public to ‘Confront Corruption, Demand Democracy’ at White House Candlelight Vigil
D.C. Event Is One of Nearly 200 Nationwide in the Wake of Trump’s Meeting with Putin, 12 New Indictments in Mueller’s Russia Probe
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For Immediate Release: 7/18/2018
Americans Deserve a Consumer Financial Protection Hero. Kraninger Is a Zero.
Statement of Bartlett Naylor, Financial Policy Advocate, Public Citizen’s Congress Watch Division
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For Immediate Release: 7/17/2018
El gobierno debe proteger a los trabajadores del calor
Organizaciones y exfuncionarios de OSHA presentan petición a OSHA estresando la urgencia de emitir estándares nacionales de protección contra el calor
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