Regulatory Policy

Our government should serve the people, not corporate special interests. Federal agencies keep our food, air and water clean, our workplaces and consumer products safe, and set a level playing field so we all play by the same rules. Wall Street banks, big oil companies, and greedy CEOs have shown they cannot be trusted to police themselves – and will threaten our economy and our lives just to boost their bottom line. That’s why Public Citizen advocates for strong and effective regulations that protect American workers and families.

Explore Public Citizen's Regulatory Policy Program

Reality Check

Worker Health and Safety

Reality Check is an e-book that provides an in-depth look at how deregulation and lax regulation derailed the economy. Learn more.
Thousands die each year from work-related illness and injury. Learn how Public Citizen is fighting to improve working conditions in the U.S. Take action. 

Regulation Issue

Sensible Safeguards

Opponents of regulation claim rules will eliminate jobs, reduce profits and hurt consumers, but such doomsday forecasts rarely materialize. Learn more.
  Public Citizen is a leading member of the Coalition for Sensible Safeguards, a group that advocates for regulations that secure our quality of life. Learn more.

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