Latest Public Citizen Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 7/26/2018
National and State Media Failing to Connect Recent Extreme Heat Events to Climate Change
Climate Change Mentions Are Hard to Find in Coverage of Record Setting Summer Heatwaves
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For Immediate Release: 7/26/2018
Public Citizen Calls on Largest Voting Machine Vendor to Stop Selling Machines That Connect to the Internet, Increase Costs to Taxpayers
Modems Make Machines Vulnerable to Hacking and Fail to Meet Federal Standards
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For Immediate Release: 7/26/2018
Today’s D.C. Visit by Top Mexican Trade Officials May Reveal Whether a Renegotiated NAFTA Deal Can Be Signed in 2018
Statement of Lori Wallach, Director, Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch
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For Immediate Release: 7/25/2018
Education Department’s Proposed Borrower Defense Rule Again Places Students at the Mercy of Predatory For-Profit Colleges
Statements of Public Citizen Experts
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For Immediate Release: 7/25/2018
OSHA Broke the Law by Refusing Worker Injury and Illness Data
Timely Data Is Needed to Protect Workers From Threats to Health and Safety
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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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