Citizen Direct: Insider Info for Public Citizen Activists
April 27, 2007          
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"Always fight for progress and reform, never tolerate injustice or corruption."
— Publisher Joseph Pulitzer   

Activist Spotlight

In the spotlight -- intern Margaret Kwoka
Activist, law student, environmentalist and vegetarian cook Margaret Kwoka interns with the Public Citizen Litigation group. She is blogging about her experiences and challenges.  Meet Margaret.

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Former Public Citizen Litigation Group Director Alan Morrison in front of the Supreme Court.

Lending Supreme Court Experience to the Underdog. Often, business clients are represented by experienced Supreme Court practitioners who are backed by large corporations. On the other side are attorneys who are excellent in their fields but who have little or no Supreme Court experience and few monetary resources. Public Citizen's Alan Morrison Supreme Court Assistance Project (named in honor of the former Public Citizen Litigation Group director pictured on the left) seeks to right this imbalance. Learn more and sign up for the Supreme Court Watch List. Support the work of the Public Citizen Litigation Group.

Michael Baroody is the wrong person for the wrong job.
Michael Baroody, the latest in a parade of industry cronies to be nominated by the White House, is the wrong person for a critical appointment to fill the empty chairman’s seat at  Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Get details on this and other stories in the new and improved Watchdog Blog (It's not just money and politics anymore).

Take Two: Recommended Actions

Outrage of the Week:
Does the anonymous senator with a "secret hold" on the Senate bill to require electronic filing of campaign finances have something to hide? Public Citizen's Craig Holman is outraged. Listen in. (60-second mp3).
Read more in the Watchdog Blog.

Rate Your State: Is your state's Medicaid program one of the top 10 or among the worst? Check out the map and get the full report.

Killer Stoves: A Preventable Hazard in Millions of Homes. Get details in the Press Room. 

Public Citizen and Environmental, Labor Groups Sue Federal Government. Learn more. 


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