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CBS News
In Trump's Washington, revolving door keeps on spinningjoined industry groups to sue the EPA more than a dozen times. Robert Weissman
CBS News / Posted yesterday
joined industry groups to sue the EPA more than a dozen times. Robert Weissman is the president of the watchdog group Public Citizen, which has found that nearly 70 percent of Mr. Trump's picks for top administration jobs have corporate... Read more
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Philly.com
Ethics experts: Trump's pick for safety commission has conflictbusiness whose main aim is to weaken health and safety standards and increase p
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
business whose main aim is to weaken health and safety standards and increase profits,” said attorney Remington A. Gregg of Public Citizen, a national consumer advocacy group. Commissioner Marietta Robinson, who Baiocco has been nominated to... Read more
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CTV News
Privacy groups warn of perils in smartwatches for kidsCenter for Digital Democracy, Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, Consume
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
Center for Digital Democracy, Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, Consumer Federation of America, Consumers Union, Public Citizen and the US Public Interest Research Group. "The devices create a new vulnerability that allows a third party... Read more
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CBS News
How GPS watches can put kids in harm's wayChildhood. His organization, along with the Electronic Privacy Information Cent
CBS News / Posted 4 days ago
Childhood. His organization, along with the Electronic Privacy Information Center, the Consumers Federation of America, Public Citizen and other groups, laid out their concerns in a letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Wednesday. Kids'... Read more
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TheBull
Privacy groups warn of perils in smartwatches for kidsCenter for Digital Democracy, Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, Consume
TheBull / Posted 4 days ago
Center for Digital Democracy, Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, Consumer Federation of America, Consumers Union, Public Citizen and the US Public Interest Research Group. "The devices create a new vulnerability that allows a third party... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Privacy groups warn of perils in smartwatches for kidsCenter for Digital Democracy, Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, Consume
The Borneo Post / Posted 4 days ago
Center for Digital Democracy, Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, Consumer Federation of America, Consumers Union, Public Citizen and the US Public Interest Research Group. “The devices create a new vulnerability that allows a third party... Read more
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NJ.com
Here's how Knicks owner responded after Trump closed White House to NBA champsguard Stephen Curry said he wouldn't accompany the team. "This is indeed how t
NJ.com / Posted 5 days ago
guard Stephen Curry said he wouldn't accompany the team. "This is indeed how the game is played," said Craig Holman of Public Citizen, a Washington-based advocacy group that favors stronger campaign finance laws. "Clearly, the New York Knicks... Read more
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SaukValley.com
‘Dangerous’ doctors have no place within the VAyou get a job elsewhere.’ That’s outrageous,” said Michael Carome, a doctor and
SaukValley.com / Posted 6 days ago
you get a job elsewhere.’ That’s outrageous,” said Michael Carome, a doctor and director of the health research group at Public Citizen in Washington. The outrage should be palpable to us all, and should raise that familiar question once again:... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Get Ready to Eat Chinese Chickensthemselves. Yes--"trust us." Soon after HACCP was implemented, a study by the
Op-Ed News / Posted 6 days ago
themselves. Yes--"trust us." Soon after HACCP was implemented, a study by the Government Accountability Project and Public Citizen found that 62 percent of inspectors surveyed allowed contamination like feces, vomit and metal shards in food... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Consumer groups want federal regulators to recall the Google Mini after a glitch made it 'intercept and record private conversations'and seeing that files had been uploaded to Google's servers from the Mini witho
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
and seeing that files had been uploaded to Google's servers from the Mini without his knowledge. The Electronic Privacy Information Center, the Center for Digital Democracy and Public Citizen were among the groups that signed the letter. See... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Watch Factory Farming Get Worse Under Secretary Perduewrites Nicole Johnson. Soon after HACCP was implemented, a study by the Govern
Op-Ed News / Posted 8 days ago
writes Nicole Johnson. Soon after HACCP was implemented, a study by the Government Accountability Project and Public Citizen found that 62 percent of inspectors surveyed allowed contamination like feces, vomit and metal shards in food... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Consumer groups want federal regulators to recall the Google Mini after a glitch made it 'intercept and record private conversations'and seeing that files had been uploaded to Google's servers from the Mini witho
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 days ago
and seeing that files had been uploaded to Google's servers from the Mini without his knowledge. The Electronic Privacy Information Center, the Center for Digital Democracy and Public Citizen were among the groups that signed the letter. See... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
New billboard effort asks "climate polluters" to help pay for Harveyfair share for the massive Hurricane Harvey recovery process. Environmental gr
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
fair share for the massive Hurricane Harvey recovery process. Environmental groups, the Center for Climate Integrity and Public Citizen, point out that man-made climate change is warming ocean waters and strengthening storms like Harvey, helping... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Ethics report says NY lawmaker's actions warrant reviewgeneral, the result of common sense, or so widely known that it cannot meet eve
The Middletown Press / Posted 9 days ago
general, the result of common sense, or so widely known that it cannot meet even the most lenient test of materiality." Public Citizen had requested that the OCE review whether Collins and former Rep. Tom Price had used their office for personal... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Ethics report says NY lawmaker's actions warrant reviewgeneral, the result of common sense, or so widely known that it cannot meet eve
Darien News-Review / Posted 9 days ago
general, the result of common sense, or so widely known that it cannot meet even the most lenient test of materiality." Public Citizen had requested that the OCE review whether Collins and former Rep. Tom Price had used their office for personal... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
VA conceals shoddy care and health workers' mistakesin most cases to conceal the specific reasons why. Michael Carome, a doctor an
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 9 days ago
in most cases to conceal the specific reasons why. Michael Carome, a doctor and director of the health research group at Public Citizen in Washington, said removing records from personnel files and providing neutral references create potential... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Ethics report says NY lawmaker's actions warrant reviewgeneral, the result of common sense, or so widely known that it cannot meet eve
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 9 days ago
general, the result of common sense, or so widely known that it cannot meet even the most lenient test of materiality." Public Citizen had requested that the OCE review whether Collins and former Rep. Tom Price had used their office for personal... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Ethics report says NY lawmaker's actions warrant reviewgeneral, the result of common sense, or so widely known that it cannot meet eve
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
general, the result of common sense, or so widely known that it cannot meet even the most lenient test of materiality." Public Citizen had requested that the OCE review whether Collins and former Rep. Tom Price had used their office for personal... Read more
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Times Leader
‘Dangerous’ doctors have no place within the VAyou get a job elsewhere.’ That’s outrageous,” said Michael Carome, a doctor and
Times Leader / Posted 9 days ago
you get a job elsewhere.’ That’s outrageous,” said Michael Carome, a doctor and director of the health research group at Public Citizen in Washington. The outrage should be palpable to us all, and should raise that familiar question once again:... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Ethics report says NY lawmaker's actions warrant reviewgeneral, the result of common sense, or so widely known that it cannot meet eve
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
general, the result of common sense, or so widely known that it cannot meet even the most lenient test of materiality." Public Citizen had requested that the OCE review whether Collins and former Rep. Tom Price had used their office for personal... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Ethics report says NY lawmaker's actions warrant reviewgeneral, the result of common sense, or so widely known that it cannot meet eve
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 9 days ago
general, the result of common sense, or so widely known that it cannot meet even the most lenient test of materiality." Public Citizen had requested that the OCE review whether Collins and former Rep. Tom Price had used their office for personal... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Ethics report says NY lawmaker's actions warrant reviewgeneral, the result of common sense, or so widely known that it cannot meet eve
The New Canaan News / Posted 9 days ago
general, the result of common sense, or so widely known that it cannot meet even the most lenient test of materiality." Public Citizen had requested that the OCE review whether Collins and former Rep. Tom Price had used their office for personal... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Ethics report says NY lawmaker's actions warrant reviewgeneral, the result of common sense, or so widely known that it cannot meet eve
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 days ago
general, the result of common sense, or so widely known that it cannot meet even the most lenient test of materiality." Public Citizen had requested that the OCE review whether Collins and former Rep. Tom Price had used their office for personal... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
VA conceals shoddy care and health workers' mistakesin most cases to conceal the specific reasons why. Michael Carome, a doctor an
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 9 days ago
in most cases to conceal the specific reasons why. Michael Carome, a doctor and director of the health research group at Public Citizen in Washington, said removing records from personnel files and providing neutral references create potential... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Ethics report says NY lawmaker's actions warrant reviewprivate actions, said Collins invested about $5 million in the company over the
The Register Citizen / Posted 9 days ago
private actions, said Collins invested about $5 million in the company over the years and did not sell any of his shares. Public Citizen had requested that the OCE review whether Collins and former Rep. Tom Price had used their office for personal... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Ethics report says NY lawmaker's actions warrant reviewgeneral, the result of common sense, or so widely known that it cannot meet eve
Hawaii News Now / Posted 9 days ago
general, the result of common sense, or so widely known that it cannot meet even the most lenient test of materiality." Public Citizen had requested that the OCE review whether Collins and former Rep. Tom Price had used their office for personal... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Ethics Committee extends review of New York congressmanprivate actions, said Collins invested about $5 million in the company over the
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 9 days ago
private actions, said Collins invested about $5 million in the company over the years and did not sell any of his shares. Public Citizen had requested that the OCE review whether Collins and former Rep. Tom Price had used their office for personal... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Rep. Collins investigation extendedimproper involvement with an Australian biotech company. Two of the main compl
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 9 days ago
improper involvement with an Australian biotech company. Two of the main complaints were filed by an advocacy group named "Public Citizen," as well as Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, a Democrat representing the Rochester area. Public Citizen... Read more
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The Hill
Trump businesses reportedly benefit from deregulatory actionspartly because they offer short-term financial benefits to the president’s busi
The Hill / Posted 10 days ago
partly because they offer short-term financial benefits to the president’s businesses," according to the report. Public Citizen has sued Trump over his two-for-one executive order, directing federal agencies to find two rules to repeal... Read more
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EuroNews
Judge Limits Data Feds Can Get About Anti-Trump Websitechanges that will protect the constitutional rights of innocent internet users,
EuroNews / Posted 11 days ago
changes that will protect the constitutional rights of innocent internet users," he said. Paul Alan Levy, a lawyer for Public Citizen, a nonprofit activist group that sought to intervene in the case on behalf of five anonymous people, also... Read more
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The Hill
Dems want to keep limits on churches, non-profits in politicsour Democracy can be powered by people not PACs,” O’Rourke said in a statement.
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
our Democracy can be powered by people not PACs,” O’Rourke said in a statement. The letter also is backed by more than two dozen outside groups, including Americans United for Separation of Church and State, Independent Sector, and Public Ci... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Why did someone dress up as the Monopoly guy at this Senate hearing?a consumer or employee to resolve any conflict in arbitration, waiving their ri
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
a consumer or employee to resolve any conflict in arbitration, waiving their right to sue.Americans for Financial Reform, Public Citizen and their allies all delivered Monopoly inspired cheat cards to 100 Senate offices as a part of this protest,... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Monopoly Man photobombs Senate hearing on EquifaxCEO Richard Smith as he testified before the committee on Wednesday. The ruse
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 14 days ago
CEO Richard Smith as he testified before the committee on Wednesday. The ruse was organized by progressive nonprofits Public Citizen and Americans for Financial Reform. The organizations want to raise awareness of Equifax’s forced arbitration... Read more
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New York Post
Mnuchin looks to loosen regulation — but ‘too big to fail’ is here to sayagenda warned the report would harm savers and benefit big investors. “Its new
New York Post / Posted 15 days ago
agenda warned the report would harm savers and benefit big investors. “Its new report is a jambalaya of recommendations that cooks Main Street as it feeds Wall Street,” Bart Naylor, a financial policy advocate at Public Citizen, said in a statem... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Trump quietly stalls safeguards for dozens of endangered speciesby law with little to no justification," said Amit Narang, regulatory policy ad
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
by law with little to no justification," said Amit Narang, regulatory policy advocate for the consumer advocacy group Public Citizen. "It adds to a pattern we're seeing of this administration taking legally dubious actions in order to... Read more
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KERA North Texas
How Monopoly Man Won The Internetcharacter, whose name is Rich Uncle Pennybags, was brought to life by Amanda We
KERA North Texas / Posted 15 days ago
character, whose name is Rich Uncle Pennybags, was brought to life by Amanda Werner, an arbitration campaign manager for Public Citizen and Americans for Financial Reform, groups that advocate for consumer rights and protections. Almost... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
How Monopoly Man Won The Internetcharacter, whose name is Rich Uncle Pennybags, was brought to life by Amanda We
KPBS San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
character, whose name is Rich Uncle Pennybags, was brought to life by Amanda Werner, an arbitration campaign manager for Public Citizen and Americans for Financial Reform, groups that advocate for consumer rights and protections. Almost... Read more
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Miami New Times
Trump-Tied Florida Lobbying Firm Made $5.2 Million Windfall Since the Electionto the Turks, Ballard Partners also represents the Dominican Republic and Socia
Miami New Times / Posted 15 days ago
to the Turks, Ballard Partners also represents the Dominican Republic and Socialist Party of Albania in Washington. Public Citizen estimates that those three countries have paid the firm $1.1 million so far this year.) You have successfully... Read more
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Miami New Times
Trump-Tied Florida Lobbying Firm Made $5.2 Million Windfall Since the Electionto the Turks, Ballard Partners also represents the Dominican Republic and Socia
Miami New Times / Posted 15 days ago
to the Turks, Ballard Partners also represents the Dominican Republic and Socialist Party of Albania in Washington. Public Citizen estimates that those three countries have paid the firm $1.1 million so far this year.) You have successfully... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Trump closes WH event to highlight deregulationthat number. Critics of the effort say regulations exist to ensure safety and
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 16 days ago
that number. Critics of the effort say regulations exist to ensure safety and fairness in the workplace and elsewhere. Public Citizen, a watchdog group, says the rollback of government guidelines are Trump and the Republican Party's "craven... Read more
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The Columbian
Report: Lobbyists cash in on ties to Trump, Pencein Washington and cashing in on their connections, according to a new study pub
The Columbian / Posted 16 days ago
in Washington and cashing in on their connections, according to a new study published Thursday. The report, produced by Public Citizen, a public interest group, identified at least 44 registered federal lobbyists with such ties to Trump or Vice... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Trump-tied lobbyists cash in on their connectionsas well as friends have set up shop as lobbyists and cashed in on connections,
Northwest Herald / Posted 16 days ago
as well as friends have set up shop as lobbyists and cashed in on connections, according to a new report compiled by Public Citizen, a public interest group, and reviewed by The Associated Press. Records through Aug. 31 showed at least 44... Read more
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Inquirier.net
LOOK: Monopoly Man comes to life, attends US Senate hearinginquiry on the Equifax data breach. But his appearance was for a serious cause
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
inquiry on the Equifax data breach. But his appearance was for a serious cause. The move, organized by the groups Public Citizen and Americans for Financial Reform, is a campaign to call out financial companies such as Equifax and Wells... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
'Swamp' appears to have expandedbilled nearly $41.8 million, according to an analysis of federal lobbying discl
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 days ago
billed nearly $41.8 million, according to an analysis of federal lobbying disclosure filings through Aug. 31, by Public Citizen, a public interest group, that was also reviewed by The Associated Press. The analysis only includes those... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Trump-tied lobbyists cash in on their connectionsas well as friends have set up shop as lobbyists and cashed in on connections,
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 16 days ago
as well as friends have set up shop as lobbyists and cashed in on connections, according to a new report compiled by Public Citizen, a public interest group, and reviewed by The Associated Press. Records through Aug. 31 showed at least 44... Read more
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The Mercury News
DC lobbyists parlay connections into millionsbilled nearly $41.8 million, according to an analysis of federal lobbying discl
The Mercury News / Posted 16 days ago
billed nearly $41.8 million, according to an analysis of federal lobbying disclosure filings through Aug. 31, by Public Citizen, a public interest group, that was also reviewed by The Associated Press. The analysis only includes those... Read more
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FOX Business
Business Highlights— as well as friends — have set up shop as lobbyists and cashed in on connectio
FOX Business / Posted 16 days ago
— as well as friends — have set up shop as lobbyists and cashed in on connections, according to a new analysis by Public Citizen, a public interest group, and reviewed by The Associated Press. Spain's top court halts Catalan secession... Read more
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FOX Business
Business Highlights— as well as friends — have set up shop as lobbyists and cashed in on connectio
FOX Business / Posted 16 days ago
— as well as friends — have set up shop as lobbyists and cashed in on connections, according to a new analysis by Public Citizen, a public interest group, and reviewed by The Associated Press. Spain's top court halts Catalan secession... Read more
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Boston Globe
Trump-tied lobbyists cash in on their connectionsas well as friends have set up shop as lobbyists and cashed in on connections,
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
as well as friends have set up shop as lobbyists and cashed in on connections, according to a new report compiled by Public Citizen, a public interest group, and reviewed by the Associated Press. Records through Aug. 31 showed at least 44... Read more
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NBC Miami
Trump-Tied Lobbyists Cash in on Their Connectionsof the Trump transition team, presidential campaign, administration and friends
NBC Miami / Posted 16 days ago
of the Trump transition team, presidential campaign, administration and friends have set up shop as lobbyists and cashed in on connections, according to a new analysis by Public Citizen, a public interest group, and reviewed by The Associated P... Read more
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