Latest Public Citizen Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 7/14/2000
Record-setting Jury Award Against Tobacco Industry in Miami Case Is Just First Step in Legal Process
Statement by Public Citizen President Joan Claybrook
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For Immediate Release: 7/13/2000
Internet Critics of New Jersey Company Should Remain Anonymous, Public Citizen Tells Court
July 13, 2000 Internet Critics of New Jersey Company Should Remain Anonymous, Public Citizen Tells Court Identities of People Who Posted Anonymous Messages on the InternetShould Not Be Disclosed WASHINGTON, D.C. -- To best protect freedom of speech on the Internet, companies should be required to meet stringent legal standards before courts order the disclosure of the identities of people who post Web messages about those companies, Public Citizen said in a brief filed this week.
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For Immediate Release: 7/13/2000
Public Citizen Urges USDA to Extend Food Irradiation Comment Period
Citizens Denied Opportunity to Comment Electronically
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For Immediate Release: 7/11/2000
Hundreds of Thousands of Workers at Risk from Hexavalent Chromium, Study Obtained Through FOIA Shows
July 11, 2000 Hundreds of Thousands of Workers at Risk from Hexavalent Chromium, Study Obtained Through FOIA Shows Erin Brockovich and Public Citizen to Criticize OSHA Inaction
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For Immediate Release: 7/6/2000
Public Citizen, Consumer Groups Denounce Proposal for Nuclear Waste Transport Through Northern Indiana
July 6, 2000 Public Citizen, Consumer Groups Denounce Proposal for Nuclear Waste Transport Through Northern Indiana Radioactive Roads and Rails Campaign Coming Through Northern Indiana
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For Immediate Release: 7/6/2000
New Investigative Study Reveals How Congress Addiction to Drug Industry Money Threatens Medicare Drug Bill
July 6, 2000 New Investigative Study Reveals How Congress Addiction to Drug Industry Money Threatens Medicare Drug Bill Report Being Released in 50 Cities as Groups Protest Drug IndustryPrice Gouging and Passage of U.S. House Republican Rx Bill
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For Immediate Release: 6/29/2000
Public Citizen Applauds the Senate s Approval of H.R. 4762 to Force Disclosure of Secret "Section 527" Money in Elections
Bill on Way to President Clinton
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For Immediate Release: 6/28/2000
House Approval of Bipartisan Legislation to Force Disclosure Of Secret "Section 527"Money in Elections Is Significant Step in
527"Money in Elections Is Significant Step in
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For Immediate Release: 6/27/2000
Protect Consumers From Oil Price Shock, Public Citizen Urges Congress
Stop Oil Company Mergers, Boost Fuel Efficiency and Enact
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For Immediate Release: 6/26/2000
Montana Sen. Conrad Burns Must Exercise Leadership to Block Money Grabs by Schering-Plough, Columbia Univ.
June 26, 2000 Montana Sen. Conrad Burns Must Exercise Leadership to Block Money Grabs by Schering-Plough, Columbia Univ. Public Interest Groups Call on Senator to Block Patent Extension Riders in Conference Committee
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