Latest Public Citizen Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 12/18/1998
Public Citizen Sees Hope in Gore Commission Call for Free TV for Candidates as Part of Campaign Finance Reform Legislation
Dec. 18, 1998 Public Citizen Sees Hope in Gore Commission Call for Free TV for Candidates as Part of Campaign Finance Reform Legislation     WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Public Citizen today endorsed the bipartisan Gore Commission?s recommendation that broadcasters provide free TV time for candidates as part of overall campaign finance reform legislation that would ban "soft money." The Commission included representatives of the broadcast industry, who agreed with this position.
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For Immediate Release: 12/15/1998
Public Citizen Petition Seeks to Lift Shroud of Secrecy
Covering Hiss-Chambers Case
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For Immediate Release: 12/9/1998
Better Business Bureau: Nuclear Industry Ads "Inaccurate"
Ads Example of Industry "Greenwashing"
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For Immediate Release: 12/8/1998
Statement on Exxon-Mobil Merger Wenonah Hauter, DirectorPublic Citizen?s Critical Mass Energy Project
Dec. 8, 1998 Statement on Exxon-Mobil MergerWenonah Hauter, DirectorPublic Citizen?s Critical Mass Energy Project The merger between Exxon and Mobil creates the largest corporation in the world and will lead to non-competitive practices that will harm consumers for decades to come. The trust-busters were right 90 years ago during the Teddy Roosevelt era when they broke up Rockefeller?s Standard Oil monopoly into more than 30 companies. Lack of competition was bad for consumers then and it will be bad for consumers today.
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For Immediate Release: 12/2/1998
FDA Medical Officers Report Falling Standards Permit Dangerous Drug Approvals
Heavy Pressure from Industry and FDA Hierarchy Cited
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For Immediate Release: 11/24/1998
NAFTA s Birthday Bombshell
Nov. 24, 1998 NAFTA s Birthday Bombshell Corporate Predator Found Liable for Malicious and Fraudulent Business Practices in Mississippi Uses NAFTA to Attack Legal System ??? WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Public Citizen said today that a Canadian company s claim for damages against the U.S. government, filed under the North American Free Trade Agreement, undermines our democracy and jeopardizes the U.S. justice system.
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For Immediate Release: 11/24/1998
NAFTA "Investor-to-State" Provision Creates Giant Loophole for Companies to Evade Justice
Statement by Lori Wallach Director, Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch
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For Immediate Release: 11/24/1998
NAFTA Challenge to Mississippi Jury Verdict Threatens U.S. Justice System
Statement of Public Citizen President Joan Claybrook
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For Immediate Release: 11/18/1998
DOE and Nuclear Industry Ignore Science and Law while Pushing Nuclear Dump
Nov. 18, 1998 DOE and Nuclear Industry Ignore Science and Law while Pushing Nuclear Dump Statement of Auke PiersmaEnergy Policy AnalystPublic Citizen's Critical Mass Energy Project
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For Immediate Release: 11/18/1998
Over 200 Environmental Organizations Demand that DOE Follow the Law and Disqualify Yucca Mountain
Statement of Joan Claybrook President, Public Citizen
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