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United States, 11 Pacific Rim countries reach trade deal

...the pact's "fate in Congress is at best uncertain," said Lori Wallach, a leading TPP critic and director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch.Obama has cast the agreement as good for Americans workers and crucial to countering China...
Nation and World
Researcher charged in HIV vaccine fraud case

...extraordinary case involving clear, intentional falsification," added Mike Carome, a consumer advocate and director of Public Citizen's Health Research Group. "The wool was pulled over many people's eyes."Carome noted that Han's misconduct...
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CCFR: Dry weather means increase fire danger

...marshal's webpage at or call 586-5322.If you're a public citizen with an open burning smoke complaint, call the non-emergency police line to reach a public safety dispatcher at...
Alaska Digest

...powerful positions in Congress - placed high for contributions, according to the to the government watchdog group Public Citizen The report says lobbyists have contributed $663,000 to U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens' campaign and his political action...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and nine of those used high amounts of lead, the Public Citizen study said. Most of the candles came from China or...than 15 micrograms to be ingested,'' he said. The Public Citizen study concluded that when the lead-wick candles...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...union, the Government Accountability Project and Public Citizen, released results of a survey that was distributed...enormous political clout," said Wenonah Hauter of Public Citizen, a group founded by Green Party presidential candidate...
SEACC is not an enemy of Southeast workers

...lobbyists. Fluetsch is completely wrong. SEACC has no more access to the court system than Sealaska, Exxon or a public citizen. In fact, I'm quite sure that Sealaska has adequate, if not better access to the courts than most Southeast Alaska...
New store labels to distinguish wild fish from farmed

...liability protection for buyers and sellers if their seafood products are incorrectly labeled "by mistake." But Public Citizen, a Washington, D.C.-based consumer rights group, told the USDA that the rule needs to be more stringent...
JSD looks at minimum $3-6M deficit for FY 2013

...board member, is chairing the committee. Its 17 members include board members, bargaining unit representatives and public citizens."We need to consider and balance the needs of all the students in the district," Thurston said. "We're looking...
Feds have reports of 21 deaths from faulty tires Almost 48 million have been made. Calls to the company's headquarters were not returned Wednesday. The Public Citizen watchdog group in Washington and attorneys involved in litigation with Bridgestone/Firestone and Ford allege 30...


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