Latest Public Citizen Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 8/3/1999
Statement by Public Citizen President Joan Claybrook on the "Motor Carrier Safety Act of 1999"
Aug. 3, 1999 Statement by Public Citizen President Joan Claybrook on the "Motor Carrier Safety Act of 1999"
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For Immediate Release: 8/3/1999
Consumers Denounce "Taxpayers' Billion-Dollar Gift to
Schering-Plough Shareholders"
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For Immediate Release: 7/30/1999
Consumer Advocates Applaud Electricity Legislation That Protects Consumers and the Environment
July 30, 1999 Consumer Advocates Applaud Electricity Legislation That Protects Consumers and the Environment
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For Immediate Release: 7/26/1999
New "Dependent" Counsel Regulations Are DangerouslyRestrictive, Public Citizen Says
July 26, 1999 New "Dependent" Counsel Regulations Are DangerouslyRestrictive, Public Citizen Says Special Counsels Will Be Hamstrung Under New Rules, Letter Warns
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For Immediate Release: 7/26/1999
New "Dependent" Counsel Regulations Are Dangerously Restrictive, Public Citizen Says
Special Counsels Will Be Hamstrung Under New Rules, Letter Warns
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For Immediate Release: 7/22/1999
Thousands Call for Strong Labeling ofIrradiated Foods
Consumers Demand to Know When Food is Nuked
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For Immediate Release: 7/21/1999
Thousands Call for Strong Labeling of Irradiated Foods
Consumers Demand to Know When Food is Nuked
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For Immediate Release: 7/20/1999
Senator McCain Forces Vote on Campaign Finance Bill
July 20, 1999 Senator McCain Forces Vote on Campaign Finance Bill Presidential candidate and U.S. Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.), frustrated that his party?s leadership has refused to bring up the McCain-Feingold bipartisan campaign finance reform bill (S.26), took matters into his own hands today by attaching it to another bill and thereby forcing it onto the Senate floor.
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For Immediate Release: 7/13/1999
Health Care Standards Lower in For-Profit HMOs
July 13, 1999 Health Care Standards Lower in For-Profit HMOs JAMA Study Finds Quality of Care Disparity Between Investor-Owned and Non-Profit HMOs
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For Immediate Release: 7/7/1999
Legal Loophole Opens Floodgates: Radioactive Metal Can Be Used in Household Products
July 7, 1999 Legal Loophole Opens Floodgates: Radioactive Metal Can Be Used in Household Products WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A recent decision in a federal lawsuit will result in the continued recycling of thousands of tons of radioactive metal for use in household products because of a loophole in the Superfund cleanup law.
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