Latest Public Citizen Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 1/18/2000
Seniors "Get on the Bus" to Canada for Affordable Prescription Drugs
Bus Makes Stops at Presidential Candidates' Headquarters
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For Immediate Release: 1/14/2000
Statement of Public Citizen President Joan Claybrook on Drug Company Executives' "Shell Game" With Medicare Drug Benefit
Jan. 14, 2000 Statement of Public Citizen President Joan Claybrook on Drug Company Executives' "Shell Game" With Medicare Drug Benefit The sham retreat by pharmaceutical industry executives from opposing a Medicare drug benefit is nothing more than a shell game. For 35 years, the drug industry has opposed a Medicare prescription drug benefit because it feared that the government would negotiate lower drug prices for seniors. This is the latest attempt to get ahead of the curve and defeat that effort.
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For Immediate Release: 1/12/2000
Energy Secretary?s Action on Radioactive Metal Falls Short,
Still Allows Radioactive Waste in Household Products
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For Immediate Release: 1/8/2000
White House Should Include Consumer Groups in
Groups Excluded From Tuesday?s White House Energy Summit
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For Immediate Release: 1/4/2000
Study Shows Pharmaceutical Companies Are Price-Gouging N.H. Seniors
Groups Challenge Presidential Candidates to "Get On the Bus"
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For Immediate Release: 12/22/1999
Public Citizen, AARP Join to Help Victimized Older Persons
Dec. 22, 1999 Public Citizen, AARP Jointo Help Victimized Older Persons WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Public Citizen and AARP today will seek to intervene in an appeal in Vancouver, British Columbia, to help recover millions of dollars obtained from older Americans in lottery and sweepstakes schemes.
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For Immediate Release: 12/15/1999
Radio, TV Stations Often Deal With Mentally Ill Callers, Visitors
Study Results Indicate Inadequate Treatment Availability
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For Immediate Release: 12/15/1999
Joint Bradley/McCain Press Conference Highlights Growing Influence of Campaign Finance Reform Issue in Presidential Campaign
Dec. 15, 1999 Contact: Steve Weissman (202) 454-5182 Joint Bradley/McCain Press Conference Highlights Growing Influence of Campaign Finance Reform Issue in Presidential Campaign
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For Immediate Release: 12/14/1999
Statement of Charlie Higley, Research Director, Public Citizen?s Critical Mass Energy Project, on the Electricity Competition and Reliability Act (H.R. 2944)
Dec. 14, 1999 Statement of Charlie Higley, Research Director, Public Citizen?s Critical Mass Energy Project,on the Electricity Competition and Reliability Act (H.R. 2944)
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For Immediate Release: 12/3/1999
Consumer Group Helps Citizen Control Legal Pest
Dec. 3, 1999 Consumer Group Helps Citizen Control Legal Pest California Homeowner Battles Terminix Over Web Site        WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A homeowner who lost thousands of dollars because of a home inspection she found shoddy has a First Amendment right to post her story -- and the complaints of other homeowners -- on the World Wide Web, Public Citizen said in court documents filed this week.
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