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For Immediate Release: 6/29/1999
Clinton/Gore Administration Sells Out Small Businesses, Consumers on Y2K Liability Bill
Statement of Joan Claybrook, President of Public Citizen
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For Immediate Release: 6/22/1999
Public Citizen President Joan Claybrook Statement on Trucking Industry Money in Congress
June 22, 1999 Public Citizen President Joan Claybrook Statementon Trucking Industry Money in Congress Good morning. I?m Joan Claybrook, President of Public Citizen with 150,000 members nationwide and volunteer Chair of Citizens for Reliable and Safe Highways - CRASH - a grassroots organization of over 43,000 members working to reduce commercial big rig involved crashes, fatalities and injuries.
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For Immediate Release: 6/22/1999
Truck Safety Groups Release Study on Industry's Campaign Cash
Children of Crash Victims Call for Proper Safety Standards
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For Immediate Release: 6/19/1999
Senator McCain to Force Senators to Stand Up and Be Counted on Campaign Finance Reform In July
Senator McCain to Force Senators to Stand Up and Be Counted on Campaign Finance Reform In July The U.S. Senate will probably begin debating one of the most important bills in Congress as early as the week of July 19. Senators John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Russ Feingold (D-Wisc.) have signaled they intend to attach their campaign finance reform bill (S. 26), which has majority support in the Senate (all 45 Democrats and 7 Republicans), to other legislation later this month.
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For Immediate Release: 6/15/1999
Senate Passes Y2K Microsoft/Intel/IBM Immunity Bill Despite Its Anti-Consumer, Anti-Small Business Provisions
Statement of Public Citizen President Joan Claybrook Calling for Presidential Veto
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For Immediate Release: 6/14/1999
Gambling Industry?s Bets on Senator Lott Pay Off
New Investigative Study Reveals Majority Leader?s Pattern of Party
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For Immediate Release: 6/14/1999
Statement of Public Citizen President Joan Claybrook on Casino
Gambling Industry?s Campaign Contributions
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For Immediate Release: 6/11/1999
Senators Reject Key Consumer Provisions on Y2K Bill
Amendments to Protect Individuals and Small Businesses Fall
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For Immediate Release: 6/10/1999
Predictable Committee Passage of "NAFTA for Africa" Contrasts with Lack of AGOA Support in full House; New Senate Hurdles
June 10, 1999 Predictable Committee Passage of "NAFTA for Africa" Contrasts with Lack of AGOA Support in full House; New Senate Hurdles WASHINGTON -- Today's predictably lopsided Ways and Means Committee vote for the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) contrasts sharply with the controversial bill s increasingly uncertain future.
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For Immediate Release: 6/10/1999
Electricity Deregulation Threatens Rivers
Public Citizen Report Recommends Protections for Waterways
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