Tag Archives: Public Citizen

Watchdog presses U.S. lawmakers to probe Icahn's role with Trump

By Chris Prentice (Reuters) – A government watchdog group, Public Citizen, said on Wednesday it has asked lawmakers to investigate whether billionaire investor Carl Icahn should have been subject to…

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Groups want U.S. to adopt strong broadband privacy rules

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A coalition of U.S. groups on Wednesday urged the Federal Communications Commission to write sweeping privacy protections for the nation's broadband users. The groups…

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The campaign to weaken worker protections

America’s flimsy workplace health & safety protections are no accident. Problems that contribute to the daily toll of illnesses, injuries & deaths — from outdated chemical-exposure standards to tiny fines…

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Obama's Nike stop puts focus on outsourcing, labor standards

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will visit the headquarters of sports apparel giant Nike in the western state of Oregon Friday to make his trade policy pitch as he…

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U.S. watchdog says Google's Skybox deal raises commodity trade concern

By Edward McAllister NEW YORK (Reuters) – Consumer watchdog Public Citizen has called on U.S. regulators to conduct a review of Google Inc's recent acquisition of aerospace startup Skybox Imaging,…

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