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NJ.com
Corporations that lobby N.J. lawmakers pay for food and drinks at both conventionsdon't want to miss a chance to schmooze with state lawmakers, members of Congre
Corporations that lobby N.J. lawmakers pay for food and drinks at both conventions
NJ.com / Posted 15 hours ago
don't want to miss a chance to schmooze with state lawmakers, members of Congress and party leaders," said Craig Holman of Public Citizen, a Washington-based advocacy group that supports stronger campaign finance laws. "They're they're buying... Read more
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TribLIVE
Feds’ tardy approval rate forces developers to wait for years to build a gas pipelineTexas, more than two years ago, are still waiting. All that's fine by Tyson Sl
Feds’ tardy approval rate forces developers to wait for years to build a gas pipeline
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
Texas, more than two years ago, are still waiting. All that's fine by Tyson Slocum, Washington-based director of energy at Public Citizen, who said regulators should vet pipelines more extensively, even if it means longer delays. “The current... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Is Trump Changing His Tune On Trade?this out. There are still a lot of post-primary voters who have no opinion, but
Is Trump Changing His Tune On Trade?
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 days ago
this out. There are still a lot of post-primary voters who have no opinion, but a recent Democracy Corps poll done for Public Citizen found that just talking to voters about past trade deals and TPP causes them to "shift dramatically" against... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
New warning rule for users of generic drugs left in limboam surprised, even shocked that it has taken so long and that this hasn’t been
New warning rule for users of generic drugs left in limbo
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
am surprised, even shocked that it has taken so long and that this hasn’t been fixed,” said Allison Zieve, a lawyer for Public Citizen, the consumer-rights group that petitioned the FDA in 2011. At issue are legal rules governing the nation’s... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Arizona's GOP, Democratic delegations are brought to you by ...government. “This is pure influence peddling,” said Craig Holman, a government
Arizona's GOP, Democratic delegations are brought to you by ...
The Arizona Republic / Posted 4 days ago
government. “This is pure influence peddling,” said Craig Holman, a government-affairs lobbyist for Washington, D.C.-based Public Citizen, a watchdog group. “It is special interests — wealthy special interests using their money to buy access and... Read more
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KXXV Waco
More information needed before regulators can green-light Andrews nuclear waste sitejob to safeguard the nation from cancer-causing, high-level radioactive waste,"
More information needed before regulators can green-light Andrews nuclear waste site
KXXV Waco / Posted 5 days ago
job to safeguard the nation from cancer-causing, high-level radioactive waste," said Tom Smith, regional director for Public Citizen, a non-profit safety advocacy group. "We think regulators ought to think twice about issuing a license to this... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
More information needed before regulators can green-light Andrews nuclear waste sitejob to safeguard the nation from cancer-causing, high-level radioactive waste,"
More information needed before regulators can green-light Andrews nuclear waste site
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 5 days ago
job to safeguard the nation from cancer-causing, high-level radioactive waste," said Tom Smith, regional director for Public Citizen, a non-profit safety advocacy group. "We think regulators ought to think twice about issuing a license to this... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
More information needed before regulators can green-light Andrews nuclear waste sitejob to safeguard the nation from cancer-causing, high-level radioactive waste,"
More information needed before regulators can green-light Andrews nuclear waste site
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 5 days ago
job to safeguard the nation from cancer-causing, high-level radioactive waste," said Tom Smith, regional director for Public Citizen, a non-profit safety advocacy group. "We think regulators ought to think twice about issuing a license to this... Read more
4 related stories
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Baltimore Sun
State issues, money follow delegates to conventionsstill very much want to have a lobbying presence at the conventions," said Crai
State issues, money follow delegates to conventions
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
still very much want to have a lobbying presence at the conventions," said Craig Holman, a government affairs lobbyist at Public Citizen. "The way to help foot the bill for the conventions and thus buy access to lawmakers and party leaders, all... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Mental illness forcing changes in jailsgoing to have 3 to 400 patients or inmates in the jail that are affected by men
Mental illness forcing changes in jails
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
going to have 3 to 400 patients or inmates in the jail that are affected by mental illness." A new study released by Public Citizen and Treatment Advocacy Center says there are more inmates who are mentally ill than those in psychiatric... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Mental illness forcing changes in jailsgoing to have 3 to 400 patients or inmates in the jail that are affected by men
Mental illness forcing changes in jails
FOX Carolina / Posted 6 days ago
going to have 3 to 400 patients or inmates in the jail that are affected by mental illness." A new study released by Public Citizen and Treatment Advocacy Center says there are more inmates who are mentally ill than those in psychiatric... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Under Walker, Wisconsin's trade deficit worsensit's a pretty powerful correlation, and for Wisconsin, whatever the cause, it i
Under Walker, Wisconsin's trade deficit worsens
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
it's a pretty powerful correlation, and for Wisconsin, whatever the cause, it is significant. According to Public Citizen, Wisconsin has lost more than 68,000 net manufacturing jobs since the 1994 NAFTA and World Trade Organization... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
‘Midnight Rules’ Take Years to Cross the Finish Line, Public Citizen Report Findsregulations” is riddled with holes, according to “Shining a Light on the Midnig
‘Midnight Rules’ Take Years to Cross the Finish Line, Public Citizen Report Finds
CommonDreams.org / Posted 7 days ago
regulations” is riddled with holes, according to “Shining a Light on the Midnight Rule Boogeyman,” a new study (PDF) by Public Citizen, which debunks claims that rules finalized near the end of a presidential administration are rushed or... Read more
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The Hill
Report counters 'midnight rules' accusationsgroup is trying to debunk claims that rules finalized at the end of an administ
Report counters 'midnight rules' accusations
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
group is trying to debunk claims that rules finalized at the end of an administration are rushed or sloppily drafted. Public Citizen studied all the economically significant regulations that were reviewed by the White House’s Office of... Read more
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FOX News
NIH defends study of blood transfusions for premature babiesthe highest ethical and clinical standards, the National Institutes of Health s
NIH defends study of blood transfusions for premature babies
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
the highest ethical and clinical standards, the National Institutes of Health said this week in response to advocacy group Public Citizen, which has called for the study to be stopped. The Transfusion of Premature (TOP) trial aims to determine the... Read more
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Philly.com
How Main Line political insiders made millions placing billions in public funds with outside firmsaren't being selected on merit to manage public money, but because of political
How Main Line political insiders made millions placing billions in public funds with outside firms
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
aren't being selected on merit to manage public money, but because of political juice. Craig Holman, a finance expert with Public Citizen, a national government-watchdog organization, said that when pay-to-play becomes business as usual, some firms... Read more
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Philly.com
How Main Line political insiders made millions placing billions in public funds with outside firmsaren't being selected on merit to manage public money, but because of political
How Main Line political insiders made millions placing billions in public funds with outside firms
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
aren't being selected on merit to manage public money, but because of political juice. Craig Holman, a finance expert with Public Citizen, a national government-watchdog organization, said that when pay-to-play becomes business as usual, some firms... Read more
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First Coast News
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteriaPublic Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteria
First Coast News / Posted 10 days ago
Public Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, with the help of the non-profit Public Citizen, another consumer advocacy group. They want the Food and Drug Administration to require low-heat... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteriaPublic Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteria
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 11 days ago
Public Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, with the help of the non-profit Public Citizen, another consumer advocacy group. They want the Food and Drug Administration to require low-heat... Read more
26 related stories
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteriaPublic Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteria
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 11 days ago
Public Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, with the help of the non-profit Public Citizen, another consumer advocacy group. They want the Food and Drug Administration to require low-heat... Read more
26 related stories
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WTSP-TV Tampa
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteriaPublic Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteria
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 11 days ago
Public Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, with the help of the non-profit Public Citizen, another consumer advocacy group. They want the Food and Drug Administration to require low-heat... Read more
26 related stories
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteriaPublic Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteria
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 11 days ago
Public Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, with the help of the non-profit Public Citizen, another consumer advocacy group. They want the Food and Drug Administration to require low-heat... Read more
26 related stories
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteriaPublic Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteria
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 11 days ago
Public Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, with the help of the non-profit Public Citizen, another consumer advocacy group. They want the Food and Drug Administration to require low-heat... Read more
26 related stories
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11 News Houston
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteriaPublic Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteria
11 News Houston / Posted 11 days ago
Public Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, with the help of the non-profit Public Citizen, another consumer advocacy group. They want the Food and Drug Administration to require low-heat... Read more
26 related stories
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WLTX-TV Columbia
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteriaPublic Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteria
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 11 days ago
Public Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, with the help of the non-profit Public Citizen, another consumer advocacy group. They want the Food and Drug Administration to require low-heat... Read more
26 related stories
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WLBZ Bangor
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteriaPublic Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteria
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 11 days ago
Public Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, with the help of the non-profit Public Citizen, another consumer advocacy group. They want the Food and Drug Administration to require low-heat... Read more
26 related stories
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WKYC Cleveland
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteriaPublic Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteria
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 11 days ago
Public Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, with the help of the non-profit Public Citizen, another consumer advocacy group. They want the Food and Drug Administration to require low-heat... Read more
26 related stories
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13 WMAZ Macon
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteriaPublic Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteria
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 11 days ago
Public Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, with the help of the non-profit Public Citizen, another consumer advocacy group. They want the Food and Drug Administration to require low-heat... Read more
26 related stories
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteriaPublic Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteria
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 11 days ago
Public Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, with the help of the non-profit Public Citizen, another consumer advocacy group. They want the Food and Drug Administration to require low-heat... Read more
26 related stories
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KTHV Little Rock
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteriaPublic Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteria
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 11 days ago
Public Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, with the help of the non-profit Public Citizen, another consumer advocacy group. They want the Food and Drug Administration to require low-heat... Read more
26 related stories
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KING5 Seattle
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteriaPublic Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteria
KING5 Seattle / Posted 11 days ago
Public Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, with the help of the non-profit Public Citizen, another consumer advocacy group. They want the Food and Drug Administration to require low-heat... Read more
26 related stories
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First Coast News
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteriaPublic Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteria
First Coast News / Posted 11 days ago
Public Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, with the help of the non-profit Public Citizen, another consumer advocacy group. They want the Food and Drug Administration to require low-heat... Read more
26 related stories
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteriaPublic Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteria
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 11 days ago
Public Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, with the help of the non-profit Public Citizen, another consumer advocacy group. They want the Food and Drug Administration to require low-heat... Read more
26 related stories
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KENS 5 San Antonio
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteriaPublic Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteria
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 11 days ago
Public Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, with the help of the non-profit Public Citizen, another consumer advocacy group. They want the Food and Drug Administration to require low-heat... Read more
26 related stories
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KTVB Boise
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteriaPublic Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteria
KTVB Boise / Posted 11 days ago
Public Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, with the help of the non-profit Public Citizen, another consumer advocacy group. They want the Food and Drug Administration to require low-heat... Read more
26 related stories
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteriaPublic Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteria
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 11 days ago
Public Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, with the help of the non-profit Public Citizen, another consumer advocacy group. They want the Food and Drug Administration to require low-heat... Read more
26 related stories
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteriaPublic Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteria
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 11 days ago
Public Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, with the help of the non-profit Public Citizen, another consumer advocacy group. They want the Food and Drug Administration to require low-heat... Read more
26 related stories
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KVUE-TV Austin
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteriaPublic Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteria
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 11 days ago
Public Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, with the help of the non-profit Public Citizen, another consumer advocacy group. They want the Food and Drug Administration to require low-heat... Read more
26 related stories
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KREM.com Spokane
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteriaPublic Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteria
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 11 days ago
Public Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, with the help of the non-profit Public Citizen, another consumer advocacy group. They want the Food and Drug Administration to require low-heat... Read more
26 related stories
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WCSH 6 Portland
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteriaPublic Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteria
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 11 days ago
Public Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, with the help of the non-profit Public Citizen, another consumer advocacy group. They want the Food and Drug Administration to require low-heat... Read more
26 related stories
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USA Today
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteriaPublic Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of
How to avoid deadly flesh-eating bacteria
USA Today / Posted 11 days ago
Public Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, with the help of the non-profit Public Citizen, another consumer advocacy group. They want the Food and Drug Administration to require low-heat... Read more
26 related stories
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Bangor Daily News
New US bill to tax financial trading brings campaign issue to the forefederation, the Americans for Financial Reform coalition, the Communications Wo
New US bill to tax financial trading brings campaign issue to the fore
Bangor Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
federation, the Americans for Financial Reform coalition, the Communications Workers of America union, and advocacy group Public Citizen. The Center for Economic and Policy Research said it also backs the bill. It will likely not get far.... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Take precautions to prevent deadly bacteria infectionthe Public Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District
Take precautions to prevent deadly bacteria infection
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 11 days ago
the Public Interest filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, with the help of the nonprofit Public Citizen, another consumer advocacy group. They want the Food and Drug Administration to require low-heat... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
DeKalb aldermen hear proposal for higher gambling feescouncil dais and moved into the audience with the public. Mayor John Rey announ
DeKalb aldermen hear proposal for higher gambling fees
Daily Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
council dais and moved into the audience with the public. Mayor John Rey announced that Jacobson registered to speak as a public citizen on the issue, and the city attorney clarified that Jacobson had a right to do so. Speaking from the public... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
New US bill to tax financial trading brings campaign issue to the forecoalition, the Center for Economic and Policy Research, the Communications Work
New US bill to tax financial trading brings campaign issue to the fore
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
coalition, the Center for Economic and Policy Research, the Communications Workers of America union, and the advocacy group Public Citizen. It will likely not get far. Republicans control both the House of Representatives and the Senate, and most... Read more
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CNN
Report on physician sexual abuse stirs alarmstudy, similar results "We believe there's a lot of under-reporting," said Azz
Report on physician sexual abuse stirs alarm
CNN / Posted 13 days ago
study, similar results "We believe there's a lot of under-reporting," said Azza AbuDagga, a health services researcher at Public Citizen, an advocacy group. She and her colleagues performed a separate study of physician sexual misconduct in the... Read more
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The Hill
Ryan backs bill to 'curb agency overreach'who call themselves strict constructionists lining up behind it,” Robert Weissm
Ryan backs bill to 'curb agency overreach'
The Hill / Posted 14 days ago
who call themselves strict constructionists lining up behind it,” Robert Weissman, the coalition chair and president of Public Citizen, said in a statement. “H.R. 4768 invites judges to dispense with both congressional intent and agency... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Patient sex abuse report: 2,400 physicians sanctionedstudy, similar results "We believe there's a lot of under-reporting," said Azz
Patient sex abuse report: 2,400 physicians sanctioned
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 14 days ago
study, similar results "We believe there's a lot of under-reporting," said Azza AbuDagga, a health services researcher at Public Citizen, an advocacy group. She and her colleagues performed a separate study of physician sexual misconduct in the... Read more
26 related stories
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WPBF Palm Beach
Patient sex abuse report: 2,400 physicians sanctionedstudy, similar results "We believe there's a lot of under-reporting," said Azz
Patient sex abuse report: 2,400 physicians sanctioned
WPBF Palm Beach / Posted 14 days ago
study, similar results "We believe there's a lot of under-reporting," said Azza AbuDagga, a health services researcher at Public Citizen, an advocacy group. She and her colleagues performed a separate study of physician sexual misconduct in the... Read more
26 related stories
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WLWT-TV Cincinnati
Patient sex abuse report: 2,400 physicians sanctionedstudy, similar results "We believe there's a lot of under-reporting," said Azz
Patient sex abuse report: 2,400 physicians sanctioned
WLWT-TV Cincinnati / Posted 14 days ago
study, similar results "We believe there's a lot of under-reporting," said Azza AbuDagga, a health services researcher at Public Citizen, an advocacy group. She and her colleagues performed a separate study of physician sexual misconduct in the... Read more
26 related stories
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