Latest Public Citizen Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 5/31/2018
As Commerce Secretary Ross Heads to China, Possible Conflicts of Interest Obscure Whether He Is Negotiating on Behalf Americans or His Own Business Interests
Reversing the Growing Trade Deficit With China Will Require a Coherent Policy Package, Not Self-Serving Business Deals
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For Immediate Release: 5/31/2018
As Hurricane Season Begins, Connect the Dots to Climate Change
May 31, 2018 NOTE TO REPORTERS AND EDITORIAL BOARDS As Hurricane Season Begins, Connect the Dots to Climate Change We Urge You to Explain to Your Audience the Connection Between More Intense Hurricanes and Climate Change The 2018 hurricane seasons starts June 1. Forecasters predict this season will be slightly worse than average, with a greater than 60 percent chance of a major hurricane hitting the U.S.
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For Immediate Release: 5/31/2018
Pardoning D’Souza Is Trump’s Blazing Signal to Associates to Stay Loyal Amid Mueller Investigation
Statements of Public Citizen Experts
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For Immediate Release: 5/31/2018
Report Helps Election Officials Maximize Available Funding to Upgrade Voting Systems
Analysis Looks at Cost of Voting Machines in 43 Counties in California, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia
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For Immediate Release: 5/30/2018
Updated Volcker Rule Should Make Compliance More Transparent
Statement of Bartlett Naylor, Financial Policy Advocate, Public Citizen’s Congress Watch Division
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For Immediate Release: 5/30/2018
Forcing Workers Into Arbitration Does Not Align With Amazon’s ‘Day One’ Philosophy
Public Citizen Delivers Letter Urging Tech Giant to End Forced Arbitration
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For Immediate Release: 5/29/2018
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren to Deliver Major National Address at Symposium on Trump Era Deregulation
Media Invitation from the Coalition for Sensible Safeguards
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For Immediate Release: 5/25/2018
Close the ‘Dark Money’ Gateway to Foreign Meddling in U.S. Elections
FEC Must Require Disclaimers on All Internet Political Ads
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For Immediate Release: 5/25/2018
FDA Agrees With Public Citizen, Responds to Petition by Telling Companies to Stop Marketing Over-the-Counter Benzocaine Teething Products
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) agreed with Public Citizen that over-the-counter oral health care products containing benzocaine should never be used in infants under any circumstances, even with the advice and supervision of a health care professional, because of the risk of methemoglobinemia, a life-threatening blood disorder that impairs the body’s ability to use oxygen.
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For Immediate Release: 5/24/2018
Close, But No Cigar: Senate Wastes Historic Opportunity to Pass Strong Congressional Reforms
Statements of Public Citizen Experts
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