Latest Public Citizen Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 5/24/2018
Congress Must Intercede After Small Business Administration’s Repeated Embarrassments in Awarding Regulatory Research Contracts
Statement of Amit Narang, Regulatory Policy Advocate, Public Citizen’s Congress Watch Division
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For Immediate Release: 5/24/2018
‘Blame Trump at the Pump’ – Demonstration at D.C. Gas Station Highlights How Trump Policies Are Driving Up Prices to Four-Year Highs
Public Citizen Calls Out Trump Policies That Are Taking a Bigger Chunk Out of Consumers’ Wallets This Memorial Day Weekend
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For Immediate Release: 5/24/2018
If Companies Can Protect User Data in Europe, They Can Protect It Everywhere
Public Citizen and Center for Digital Democracy Release Sign-on Letter Urging Companies to Adopt Europe’s New Data Protection Rules
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For Immediate Release: 5/23/2018
FDA’s Action to Protect Infants From Serious Blood Disorder Caused by Over-the-Counter Benzocaine Teething Products Is Long Overdue
The FDA’s action today to protect infants and children from exposure to over-the-counter oral health products containing benzocaine, which can cause methemoglobinemia, a life-threatening blood disorder that impairs the body’s ability to use oxygen, comes too late for some infants and children.
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For Immediate Release: 5/23/2018
Public Citizen Updates Ethics Complaint Against Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen, Alleging He May Have Violated Foreign Agents Registration Act
BBC Reports That Ukraine Dropped Manafort Investigation After Paying Cohen to Arrange Meeting With Trump
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For Immediate Release: 5/23/2018
Oil and Auto Insiders Rampant in White House
Dozens of Administration Officials, Including in Environment and Energy Departments, Have Ties to Dirty Industries
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For Immediate Release: 5/22/2018
By Approving the Senate’s Version of the False Hope Act, House Lawmakers Open a More Dangerous Pathway for Experimental Medications
The House of Representatives’ passage of S. 204, the Senate’s seriously flawed False Hope legislation, opens the gate to a dangerous, uncharted pathway for accessing experimental medications that have not been shown to be safe or effective. The bill passed today will expose vulnerable patients to risks of serious harm, including dying earlier and more painfully than they otherwise would have, without appropriate safeguards.
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For Immediate Release: 5/22/2018
Trump Caves to Wall Street as China Trade Dispute Nears Resolution; Does Anyone Believe Indonesian Loan Isn’t Coloring His Judgment?
Statements of Public Citizen Experts
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For Immediate Release: 5/22/2018
Demonstration at D.C. Gas Station to Highlight How Trump Policies Are Driving Up Prices at the Pump to Four-Year Highs
Inflatable Oil Barrel and ‘Blame Trump at the Pump’ Banners Are Among the Visuals
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For Immediate Release: 5/22/2018
Deregulating Wall Street Will Make America Crater, Not Greater
Statement of Bartlett Naylor, Financial Policy Advocate, Public Citizen’s Congress Watch Division
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