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  • Lawsuit Filed After Trump Administration Refuses to Reveal Pharma Lobbyist’s Role in Sabotaging ACA Anti-Price Gouging Rule

    October 16, 2017

    Administration’s Pharma-Backed Actions Will Increase Drug Prices, Jeopardize Critical Care for Millions of Americans Monday, October 16, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C.—Democracy Forward filed suit against the Office of Management and Budget...

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    Suit Demands Trump Administration Reveal Whether White House Consulted DOD Before Warning of Imminent Syrian Chemical Strike In June

    September 20, 2017

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—Democracy Forward filed suit today against the Trump Administration after the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) refused to reveal whether the White House consulted military officials before then-Press Secretary Sean Spicer warned of an imminent Syrian chemical weapons strike that, according to the White House, “would likely result in the mass murder of civilians” if conducted.

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    Suit Challenges Trump Administration Rollback of Energy Efficiency Rule

    September 14, 2017

    WASHINGTON, D.C.— On behalf of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Democracy Forward filed suit today against the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for rolling back parts of a widely supported energy efficiency rule that halted the sale of replacement air conditioners that were skirting stricter energy-saving requirements.

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    Voters Sue Kris Kobach for Unlawfully Targeting Individual American Citizens Under Cloak of “Advisory Commission”

    September 14, 2017

    WASHINGTON, D.C.— On behalf of registered voters from Florida, Texas, and New York, Democracy Forward filed a complaint today against Kris Kobach, Vice-Chair of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, to halt his unprecedented and unlawful investigation into individual American voters.

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    Democracy Forward Files Suit to Expose Trump-Pence Transition Attempts To Influence Federal Investigations

    September 14, 2017

    WASHINGTON, D.C.— Democracy Forward filed suit against the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to expose attempts by the Trump-Pence Transition team to improperly influence federal investigations into both the Trump campaign and individuals with close ties to then-President-elect Donald Trump.

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    Western Values Project Files Suit After Inspector General Abruptly Closes Investigation

    August 31, 2017

    MONTANA— The Western Values Project (WVP) filed suit requesting documents from the Department of the Interior related to threats Secretary Ryan Zinke made to Alaska Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan.

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    Paralyzed Veterans of America Challenges Administration Rollback of Protections for Disabled Air Travelers

    August 1, 2017

    WASHINGTON, DC — Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) filed suit against the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for abruptly rolling back a rule intended to make airline travel safer and easier for passengers with disabilities.

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    Water Safety Advocate Files Suit Over President Trump’s Infrastructure Plan

    July 25, 2017

    Washington, D.C.—Food & Water Watch filed suit today in federal court seeking to void all actions taken by President Donald Trump’s “Infrastructure Council” and compel the Administration to disclose the role its financially conflicted co-chairs, Richard LeFrak and Steve Roth, have played in shaping the President’s infrastructure policy.

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    Leading Health Organizations Seek to Intervene in Defense of FDA Rule on E-Cigarettes, Cigars

    July 24, 2017

    Washington, D.C.—Six leading public health organizations today asked federal courts to allow them to intervene in two lawsuits brought by the electronic cigarette and cigar industries against the Food and Drug Administration’s 2016 rule establishing public health oversight of e-cigarettes, cigars and other previously unregulated tobacco products.

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    Common Cause Sues to Protect Voters Under Privacy Act

    July 14, 2017

    Washington, D.C.—The nonpartisan good government watchdog group Common Cause filed suit today to protect the privacy rights of voters, specifically seeking to prevent “the unlawful collection, maintenance, use, and dissemination of the sensitive and personal voting data of millions of Americans,” by the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Social Security Administration.

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