Latest Public Citizen Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 4/18/2001
New Data Confirm Dangers of Controversial Drug Lotronex
FDA Should Not Put Drug Back on Market; Should Allow Use Only on Experimental, Restricted Basis, Public Citizen Says
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For Immediate Release: 4/17/2001
U.S. Seattle Coalition Gears Up Campaign Against "NAFTA for the Americas/FTAA" on Eve of Quebec Summit
More Than 80 U.S. Grassroots Events Scheduled to Coincide with Quebec FTAA Meetings; Civil Society Leaders Challenge Corporate and Government FTAA Plans
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For Immediate Release: 4/17/2001
Appellate Decision in Bone Screw Class Action Provides Relief to Victims Who Missed Deadline for Benefits
April 17, 2001 Appellate Decision in Bone Screw Class Action Provides Relief to Victims Who Missed Deadline for Benefits WASHINGTON, D.C. ? In a major decision benefitting class action members, the U. S. Court of Appeals in Philadelphia held this week that victims of defective orthopedic bone screws cannot be denied compensation solely on the grounds that they registered for benefits after the original deadline set by a trial court.
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For Immediate Release: 4/12/2001
Pharmaceutical Industry Remains Most Profitable in the Country
New Fortune 500 Report Confirms "Druggernaut" Tops Other Industries in Profitability Last Year
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For Immediate Release: 4/12/2001
Pharmaceutical Industry Remains Most Profitable in the Country
New Fortune 500 Report Confirms "Druggernaut" Tops Other Industries in Profitability Last Year
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For Immediate Release: 4/11/2001
Rep. Barton s Electricity Bill Bad for Consumers, Bad for Public Health
Plan Would Exempt Power Plants From Certain Emissions Standards
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For Immediate Release: 4/6/2001
Statement of Wenonah Hauter, Director of Critical Mass Energy and Environment Program
Statement of Wenonah Hauter, Director of Critical Mass Energy and Environment Program
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For Immediate Release: 4/5/2001
Bush School Lunch Proposal: Yet Another Favor to Special Interests That Funded Campaign
Companies, Industry Groups Donated Heavily to Bush Presidential Campaign
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For Immediate Release: 4/4/2001
Placebo-Controlled Drug Trial in Latin America Redesigned
Company will Provide Active Treatment to All Infants
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For Immediate Release: 4/2/2001
Statement of Public Citizen President Joan Claybrook On Passage of McCain-Feingold Bill
April 2, 2001 Statement of Public Citizen President Joan ClaybrookOn Passage of McCain-Feingold Bill Senate passage of the McCain-Feingold bill marks a major turning point in the health of our nation?s democracy. This legislation will go a long way toward restoring decency and integrity to our political system, which has been thoroughly corrupted by the constant scramble for big money by our elected officials.
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