Latest Public Citizen Press Releases

For Immediate Release: 2/24/1999
Public Citizen Recommends Major Overhaul of Independent Counsel Act
Senate Hearings Begin as Controversial Law Nears Expiration
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For Immediate Release: 2/24/1999
Public Citizen Recommends Major Overhaul of Independent Counsel Act
Senate Hearings Begin as Controversial Law NearsExpiration
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For Immediate Release: 2/10/1999
Potentially Infectious Colombian Kidney Tissue
Used in Clot-Busting Drug Abbokinase
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For Immediate Release: 2/10/1999
Statement on "Prescription Drug Fairness for Seniors Act of 1999"
Badly Needed Drug Price Relief for Medicare Beneficiaries
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For Immediate Release: 2/9/1999
New House Leadership Puts Special Interests First
"Regulatory Rollback" First Order of Business for Floor Feb. 10th
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For Immediate Release: 2/8/1999
Opposition to H.R. 350 - The "Mandates Information Act"
H.R. 350, sponsored by Representative Gary Condit (D-CA), is scheduled to be heard by the House Rules Committee February 2, 1999. Public Citizen strongly opposes this procedural roadblock bill:
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For Immediate Release: 2/5/1999
Consumer Group Attacks Commission Plans for Medicare
Feb. 5, 1999
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For Immediate Release: 1/26/1999
Study Shows Electricity Deregulation Could Cause Unfunded Nuclear Waste Liabilities that May Exceed $50 Billion
Jan. 26, 1999 Study Shows Electricity Deregulation Could Cause Unfunded Nuclear Waste Liabilities that May Exceed $50 Billion
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For Immediate Release: 1/7/1999
Environmentalists and Consumers Blast the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1999
Jan. 7, 1999 Environmentalists and Consumers Blast the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1999 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Public Citizen denounced the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1999, introduced today by Reps. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) and Edolphus Towns (D-N.Y.), as a misguided and potentially disastrous attempt to subvert the formal scientific review process for the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository.
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For Immediate Release: 12/23/1998
Killer Industries Fund Congressional Champions of "Family Values"
$18.1 million boosts gambling, gun, tobacco and booze interests
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