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2/7/2005
Jamie Court
We know Arnold loves to see his name in lights. He'll have the opportunity to see his name in the sky as well as he barnstorms the state this week raising $50 million in campaign cash to fund ballot initiatives that largely help his big industry donors. Yesterday nurses, students and consumer activists showed up at the gates of Arnold's Brentwood...
News Release
2/2/2005
CONTACT Jerry Flanagan - 310-392-0522 x319
President Bush's continued opposition to making prescription drugs affordable will mean "increased profits for drug companies, a larger national deficit and more Americans going without the care they need," according to Jerry Flanagan of the Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights (FTCR). Drug company profits have surged in recent weeks as...
News Release
2/2/2005
CONTACT Jerry Flanagan (310) 392-0522 ext. 319
New legislation introduced yesterday by U.S Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) provides an "antidote to drug company profiteering allowed under President Bush's Medicare drug plan," according to the Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights (FTCR). The new bill allows the 41 million member Medicare program to negotiate...
Feature
2/1/2005
Kathy & Steven Olsen
Feature
2/1/2005
Kathy & Steven Olsen
News Release
2/1/2005
CONTACT Carmen Balber - 310-392-0522 x324
Call for Non-Partisan Investigation Into "Malpractice Tax" Santa Monica, CA -- The parents of a blind and brain damaged California child, who was the victim of medical negligence when he was two years old, asked President Bush in a letter today to meet with them and give patients equal time to discuss his proposal to cap malpractice damages. The...
Blog Post
1/31/2005
Jamie Court
Governor Schwarzenegger told the LA Times Saturday that he would raise about $50 million for his 2005 special election ballot initiative campaigns from national sources. Wall Street has the biggest interest in Schwarzenegger's plot to privatize public pension funds, so you can bet the investment bankers will kick in big to get corporate reformers...
News Release
1/31/2005
CONTACT Carmen Balber - 310-392-0522 x324
Landmark Voter-Approved Initiatives Ban Public Officials From Taking Campaign Cash, Gifts or Jobs from City Contractors Santa Monica --- Two landmark voter-approved ballot initiatives that are the toughest conflict of interest measures in the nation are in effect today after court challenges to the initiatives were struck down by the 2nd District...