Citizen Direct
October 27, 2006          
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"Lawmakers who have violated the voters’ trust by brazenly pocketing bribes and lavish gifts from lobbyists should no longer be receiving a paycheck from our tax dollars."
-- Joan Claybrook

Activist Spotlight

In the spotlight -- activist Anita de Palma
Because of Anita -- and activists like her -- the Bush administration is afraid to send the unpopular Peru and Colombia trade deals to a vote before the elections.
Meet Anita de Palma

Who is making democracy? Find out in the Activists' Lounge. Want to get spotlighted? Send us your story of activism.

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Success! See the issues your activism impacted.

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Find out how your state medical board's Website ranks in Public Citizen's report

New Jersey ranks number 1, South Dakota is at the bottom. Is your state's medical board Website giving you all the information you need to make informed choices about health care and doctors? Most states were deficient.
See where Public Citizen ranks your state's site.

LAME DUCK HUNT
See What the Fired & Retired
Plan To Do in the Post-Election Congress
lameduckhunt.org

A potential loss of their current majority on election day has prompted the congressional leadership to plan a busy lame-duck session. They will further their corporate agenda by taking up controversial legislation that they were not willing to bring up right before the elections, when voters could have held them more accountable.
We're watching, Lame Duckers.
Public Citizen invites you to do the same.
There's mischief -- find out what the Lame Duck Congress is planning.

Take Two: Recommended Actions

Outrage of the Week:
We've heard you and know you are outraged. So is Public Citizen's senior Global Trade Watch organizer David Edeli. Listen in (.mp3) as he shares a plan to take on the lame-duck Congress WITH YOUR HELP on November 15 here in Washington. It only takes a minute.

Missed an earlier Outrage? Go here.

Air Pollution Could Be Reduced by 70-to 80%: Find out about the projected success if new technologies are used in Texas.
Go to the Press Room.

TEXAS ENERGY GIANT TRIES TO STIFLE FREE SPEECH OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTESTERS. Public Citizen Steps In: Get details on the case.



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