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5/12/2005
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
The judicial branch is the only branch of government free of the powerful influence of special interests. Consumer Watchdog strongly supports the historic right of Americans to their day in court, to seek redress of injustice and to receive full compensation for their injuries. Consumer Watchdog Legal Project attorneys seek to bring cases in...
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7/9/2004
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
Regarding Anthem's Acquisiton Of Wellpoint July 9, 2004 Dear Governor Schwarzenegger, Since December we have been waiting for the phone call from you that your staff promised us when we tried to hand delivered a letter explaining our situation during your $10,000 per-skybox fundraiser at a Laker's game. We will stop by your office later today...
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6/16/2004
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
After Wood's Dismissive Reaction to Enron Tapes Exposing Energy Market Manipulation June 16, 2004 Pat Wood, III Chairman Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 888 First Street, N.E. Washington, DC 20426 Dear Chairman Wood: We have received a copy your June 7, 2004 letter to Senator Barbara Boxer and are appalled at your indifference to both...
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6/7/2004
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
In Response to Senator Boxer's Concerns Regarding Enron Tapes June 7, 2004 The Honorable Barbara Boxer United States Senate Washington D.C. 20510 Re: San Diego Gas & Electric Co. v. Sellers of Energy and Ancillary Services, et al., Docket No. EL00-95 Public Utilities Commission of the State of California v. Sellers of Long Term...
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6/4/2004
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
June 4, 2004 Hon. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Governor State Capitol Sacramento, CA 95814 Hon. Fabian Nuñez, Speaker State Capitol, Room 219 Sacramento, CA. 95814 Dear Governor Schwarzenegger and Speaker Nuñez: Have you listened to the Enron tapes? If you haven't, you ought to -- they are available from CBS News. The voices of Enron...
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5/27/2004
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
May 27, 2004 Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger State Capitol Sacramento, CA 95814 RE: Flex Your Power Over Shell's Closure of The Bakersfield Refinery Dear Governor, As Memorial Day weekend approaches, the price of gasoline in California continues to be at least 25 cents higher than in the rest of the nation. Three dollar per gallon gasoline is...
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4/6/2004
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
Shell Documents Show Need For National Moratorium On Refinery Closures April 6, 2004 President George Bush The White House The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 United States Senator John Kerry 304 Russell Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510 Dear President Bush and Senator Kerry, In recent days, both of you...
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4/6/2004
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
Shell Documents Give You Ability To Keep Bakersfield Refinery Open April 6, 2004 Honorable Bill Lockyer California Attorney General 1300 I Street #1730 Sacramento, CA 94244-2550 Dear Attorney General Lockyer: Californians are paying the highest prices for gasoline in the nation, up to 50 cents per gallon more than most other regions. All honest...
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2/23/2004
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
February 20, 2004 Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 Re: Medical Malpractice Proposal's Benefits to Your Family's Hospitals Mandate Your Recusal Dear Senator Frist: Last year, we called on you to recuse yourself from votes and advocacy in the medical liability debate due to the conflict of interest...
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2/17/2004
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
Questions About Senator Perata's Personal Enrichment Should Be Investigated Letter to Senate Rules Committee February 17, 2004 Honorable John Burton, Chair Senate Rules Committee State Capitol, Room 113 Sacramento, CA 95814 Re: Questions About Senator Perata's Personal Enrichment Should Be Investigated Dear Senator Burton: The possibility that a...