Latest Public Citizen Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 1/22/1998
Statement by Public Citizen President Joan Claybrook
Opposing the Tobacco Bailout and Joining "Save Lives, Not Tobacco"
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For Immediate Release: 1/14/1998
Consumer Group Sues FDA to Release Research Protocol for Banned Diet Drug
Suit Challenges Trade Secrets Provision
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For Immediate Release: 1/13/1998
Supreme Court Ruling on GM a Landmark Win for Consumers
Gag Lifted on Important Whistleblower in Truck Safety Cases
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For Immediate Release: 12/31/1997
Campaign Finance Reform Round One:
Campaign Finance Reform Round One: Senators Snowe, Jeffords, Specter, Chafee, And Hutchinson Are Now On The Hot Seat Alert for Editorial Writers and Columnists
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For Immediate Release: 12/31/1997
Campaign Finance Reform: What's Ahead in the Senate?
Campaign Finance Reform: What's Ahead In The Senate? Alert for Editorial Writers and Columnists
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For Immediate Release: 12/31/1997
New Reports Bolster McCain-Feingold Bill
New Reports Bolster McCain-Feingold Bill Studies Show $700 Million Cut In Campaign Spending Bill Would Be Fair To Both Parties, Impact Is Greatest on Incumbents
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For Immediate Release: 12/31/1997
The Facts About George W. Bush?s Campaign Finance Plan
The Facts About George W. Bush?s Campaign Finance PlanThe soft money ban on corporations and unions exempts wealthy individuals (who gave $70 million out of $262 million to national parties in 1996). It provides an incentive, particularly to corporations, to launder their contributions through well-paid executives.
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For Immediate Release: 12/31/1997
Senate to Vote on Campaign Finance Reform After Columbus Day
Buoyed by House Success, Senate Reformers Modify Bill to Attract Swing Republicans
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For Immediate Release: 12/16/1997
Big Tobacco's Lobbying Expenses Reach $15.8 Million
First Half of 1997 Figure Includes $9.4 Million Paid to Outside Lobbyists
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For Immediate Release: 11/19/1997
Consumers Blast White House Signing Ceremony for Anti-FDA Bill
Consumers Blast White House Signing Ceremony for Anti-FDA Bill WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Consumer health advocate Sidney M. Wolfe, M.D. blasted the attempt by the White House and Congress to portray the FDA Modernization Act of 1997 as beneficial to public health, calling it "the worst attack on the Food and Drug Administration?s ability to protect consumers and patients in 91 years."
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