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Public Citizen


Corporations have their lobbyists in Washington, D.C. The people need advocates too.

Public Citizen serves as the peopleís voice in the nationís capital. Since our founding in 1971, we have delved into an array of areas, but our work on each issue shares an overarching goal: To ensure that all citizens are represented in the halls of power.

For four decades, we have proudly championed citizen interests before Congress, the executive branch agencies and the courts. We have successfully challenged the abusive practices of the pharmaceutical, nuclear and automobile industries, and many others. We are leading the charge against undemocratic trade agreements that advance the interests of mega-corporations at the expense of citizens worldwide.

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consumer protection       democracy       drugs       energy       lobbying       open government       public health

This entry's contact information was last verified in August of 2016.

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