Latest Public Citizen Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 3/22/2018
Public Citizen Report: ‘Follow the Money: Did Administration Officials’ Financial Entanglements With China Delay Trump’s Promised Tough-on-China Trade Policy?’
The report raises the question of whether the lack of action during President Donald Trump’s first year in office despite China being candidate Trump’s top target of trade wrath is better explained by the current or past Chinese financial entanglements of numerous top administration officials rather than an ideological battle over trade in the White House.
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For Immediate Release: 3/22/2018
Investigative Journalist Sues EPA for Information About Administrator Pruitt’s Trip to the Rose Bowl
FOIA Request Sought Records Concerning Pruitt’s Attendance at College Football Game
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For Immediate Release: 3/22/2018
Environmental Safety Bureau Chief Took Political Contributions From Industry He Now Regulates
BSEE Director Scott Angelle Now Regulates the Oil and Gas Companies That Showered Him With Campaign Contributions
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For Immediate Release: 3/21/2018
Most Riders Removed From Omnibus, A Win for the Public
Statement of Lisa Gilbert, Vice President of Legislative Affairs at Public Citizen, Co-Chair of the Clean Budget Coalition
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For Immediate Release: 3/21/2018
By Approving the False Hope Act, House Lawmakers Create Dangerous Pathway for Experimental Medications
The House’s passage of the seriously flawed False Hope legislation takes us one step closer to the creation of a dangerous, uncharted pathway for accessing experimental medications that have not been shown to be safe or effective.
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For Immediate Release: 3/20/2018
Congress Doesn’t Have a Moment to Waste – Poison Pill Omnibus Riders Must Be Removed
Statement of Lisa Gilbert, Vice President of Legislative Affairs, Public Citizen
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For Immediate Release: 3/19/2018
Trump’s Opioid Death Penalty Double Standard
Statement of Robert Weissman, President, Public Citizen
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For Immediate Release: 3/19/2018
NIH Officials May Have Violated Policy by Soliciting Donations From Alcohol Industry for Alcohol Study
Public Citizen Urges HHS Inspector General to Launch Formal Investigation
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For Immediate Release: 3/16/2018
Protecting Investors From Rip-Offs Must Be Priority for SEC
Experts in Investor Rights Urge SEC to Protect Investors’ Access to Courts if Scammed
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For Immediate Release: 3/15/2018
Congress Must Not Cave to Big Pharma
Public Citizen Urges Lawmakers to Reject Pharma Demands; Instead Advance Measures to Lower Prescription Drug Prices
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