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Supreme Court limits lawsuits over frequent flier programs, rules against Minnesota rabbi

...benefits and rewards our members' travel."Ginsberg's attorney, Adina Rosenbaum of the consumer advocacy group Public Citizen, said she was disappointed in the ruling."We think it's one that harms consumers by giving airlines greater...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-02/supreme-court-limits-lawsu
Ga. group offers way to curb health care costs

...received. Instead, Medicare spending there rose faster than the national average, according to the advocacy group Public Citizen.Those results don't surprise Tom Baker, a University of Connecticut professor and author of The Medical Malpractice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-09-22/ga-group-offers-way-cu
Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline to sell Aiken facility

...health advocates called for a ban on the fat-blocking drug, which is also sold on a prescription basis as Xenical. Public Citizen filed a petition with the FDA calling on the agency to remove the drugs from the market, pointing to new reports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2011-04-14/drugmaker-g
Local Business | Business | Augusta Economy
Dept. of Justice anti-auto theft system to go live

...several large states, including California and New York, still have not agreed to share the data with consumers. Public Citizen, a Washington, D.C.-based consumer advocacy group that took part in a lawsuit to bring about the program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/06/liv_510352.shtml
Life & style
Promoter proposes contract to panel

...000 between the signing of the deal and June 1. He'd be paid another $350,000 "upon a successful vote by the public/citizens of Augusta-Richmond County," apparently referring to a vote to build a new facility using special-purpose penny...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/26/met_501591.shtml
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Government will toughen crash-test program rules

...certainly understand the importance of getting consumers relevant information." Joan Claybrook, the president of Public Citizen, a watchdog group, said the changes offered some improvements, but the agency should have included test ratings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/18/liv_466077.shtml
Life & style
Debt collector claims immunity

...lawsuit filed by a consumer group. Public Citizen has sued American Corrective Counseling...can result in criminal charges, Public Citizen said. The letters demand that consumers pay steep fees. Public Citizen said the company ordered one woman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/12/met_147224.shtml
Metro
Problem-plagued antibiotic to come off the market

...antibiotic. In its petition, Public Citizen said there have been 388 patients...hospitalizations since Jan. 1, 2000. Public Citizen urged the FDA to order a recall...Dr. Sidney Wolfe, director of Public Citizen's Health Research Group. Tequin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/02/liv_79699.shtml
Life & style
Nuke waste site frustrates states

...realize that the program is really in big trouble," said Michele Boyd, legislative director for the energy program of Public Citizen, an advocacy group opposed to the storage site. "There have been a few shifts (in Congressional support), but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/14/met_32245.shtml
Metro
Big-rig rule rolling again

...significantly rises after the 10th and 11th hours of driving, said Joan Claybrook, the president of the safety group Public Citizen. "Trucks are going to continue to be rolling time bombs on the highway," Ms. Claybrook said. "So many drivers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/20/bus_4005.shtml
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