Latest Public Citizen Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 3/21/2001
Hagel's Campaign Finance "Reform" Bill Keeps Nearly 60 Percent of National Party Soft Money in the System
March 21, 2001 Hagel's Campaign Finance "Reform" Bill Keeps Nearly 60 Percent of National Party Soft Money in the System Hagel Bill Would Make Corporate and Union Soft Moneya Permanent Part of the System
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For Immediate Release: 3/21/2001
Federal Refund Order Validates Call for Price Caps
Although Regulators Find Evidence of Profiteering, Bush Refuses to Consider Only Option to Protect Consumers
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For Immediate Release: 3/19/2001
McConnell Denials of Money-Legislation Link Are Implausible; Campaign Finance Reform Essential to Giving Americans a Voice in Government
Statement of Public Citizen President Joan Claybrook
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For Immediate Release: 3/15/2001
Casinos Paid Politicians Big Bucks to Keep Gambling on College Sports Legal
Bill Bradley, Gary Bauer Endorse Public Citizen?s Investigation; Report Reinforces Need for McCain-Feingold Campaign Finance Reform Bill
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For Immediate Release: 3/12/2001
Industry Hired Gun, Hostile to Health and Environmental Safeguards, Up for Key Regulatory Post in Bush Administration
Harvard Center Director Tapped for White House Office of Management and Budget
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For Immediate Release: 3/9/2001
The Domenici Deception: Nuclear Energy Bill Is an Atomic Waste
March 9, 2001 The Domenici Deception: Nuclear Energy Bill Is an Atomic Waste WASHINGTON, D.C. ? A sweeping nuclear energy bill introduced this week in the Senate would promote an increased reliance on nuclear power under the guise of environmentalism and would improperly give the nuclear industry a $100 million subsidy, according to Public Citizen?s analysis of the bill.
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For Immediate Release: 3/7/2001
Public Citizen Files False Advertising Complaint Against Irradiated Meat Company
Huisken Calls Its Ground Beef ?Electronically Pasteurized? Instead of ?Irradiated? on Company Web Site
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For Immediate Release: 3/5/2001
Public Citizen Petition for Emergency Planning At Indian Point Reactor Denied
March 5, 2001 Public Citizen Petition for Emergency Planning At Indian Point Reactor Denied WASHINGTON, D.C. ? Despite repeated failures on the part of Consolidated Edison to adequately test and implement its off-site emergency plan for the Indian Point 2 nuclear reactor, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has denied a petition filed by Public Citizen and a coalition of environmental groups asking that the agency force the utility to conduct a drill or shut down the nuclear reactor.
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For Immediate Release: 3/2/2001
Public Citizen to Xcel Shareholders: No More Power From Manitoba Hydro
March 2, 2001 Public Citizen to Xcel Shareholders: No More PowerFrom Manitoba Hydro WASHINGTON, DC -- Public Citizen supports a shareholder resolution recently certified by the Securities and Exchange Commission that questions the impacts of an Xcel Energy contract with Manitoba Hydro to purchase power.
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For Immediate Release: 3/1/2001
FDA Should Investigate Sloppy Manufacturing Practices at Drug Maker Schering-Plough, Public Citizen Says
Confidential Audit, FDA Inspection Uncover Problems at Kenilworth, N.J., Plant
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