Latest Public Citizen Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 3/14/2018
Deregulating Wall Street Sets the Stage for More Bailouts
Statements From Public Citizen Experts
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For Immediate Release: 3/14/2018
With D.C. Mayor’s Signature, Another Jurisdiction Implements Fair Elections
Nation’s Capital Is Latest Locality to Adopt Public Financing of Elections to Strengthen Democracy
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For Immediate Release: 3/14/2018
Let’s Prosecute Equifax Executives, Not Immunize Equifax From Lawsuits
Statement of Bartlett Naylor, Financial Policy Advocate, Public Citizen’s Congress Watch Division
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For Immediate Release: 3/13/2018
By Rejecting False Hope Act, Lawmakers Spare Patients Serious Harm
We applaud the House members who voted against the seriously flawed False Hope legislation, which would have created 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: 3/13/2018
Report: Federal Criminal Penalties for Lawbreaking Pharma Companies Have All But Disappeared
Stronger Prosecutions of CEOs – Including Jail if Appropriate – Are Needed to Deter Illegal Behavior
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For Immediate Release: 3/13/2018
MEDIA ADVISORY: Public Citizen’s Amit Narang to Testify at Hearing on Regulatory Guidance Documents
Hearing Will Examine Transparency of Procedures Surrounding Guidance Documents
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For Immediate Release: 3/13/2018
Report: Information Suppression Is Part of a Trump Administration Effort to Serve Corporate and Extremist Interests
‘Inconvenient Information’ Shows Administration Has Declined to Collect Information, Deleted Publications, Silenced Scientists and More
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For Immediate Release: 3/12/2018
House Intelligence Committee Ignores Common Sense, Prematurely Ends Russia Investigation
Statement of Lisa Gilbert, Vice President of Legislative Affairs, Public Citizen
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For Immediate Release: 3/12/2018
FERC Should Launch an Investigation Into PJM’s Use of Ratepayer Fees to Make Secret Political Contributions
Public Citizen Submits Additional Filing to Commission After Exposing Utility Firm’s Lobbying and Spending
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For Immediate Release: 3/12/2018
The U.S. House of Representatives Should Reject the Newest Version of False Hope Act
Public Citizen strongly opposes the newest version of the “False Hope” Act (the “Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of 2018”). Although the legislation has several improvements over the U.S. Senate-passed version (S. 204), the bill still would offer false hope to patients by creating a dangerous pathway for access to experimental medications and biological products that bypasses the Food and Drug Administration’s existing Expanded Access program.
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