For Immediate Release
Defying Deregulation: Standing Up for Our System of Safeguards
WASHINGTON - WHAT: A Coalition for Sensible Safeguards (CSS) forum on how Congress is confronting the Trump administration’s assault on health, safety, environmental and worker protections. The event will be held in cooperation with U.S. Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), chair of the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law. Cicilline will speak on the importance of regulatory safeguards. Additional members of Congress are expected to speak and will be announced prior to May 23. Following their remarks, CSS leaders will outline progressive efforts to defend public protections.
WHO: U.S. Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.)
Robert Weissman, president, Public Citizen (CSS co-chair)
Jack Gillis, executive director, Consumer Federation of America (CSS co-chair)
Additional members of Congress
WHEN: 10-11 a.m. EDT, Thursday, May 23
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WHERE: 2237 Rayburn House Office Building
45 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, D.C.
RSVP: Please RSVP by May 22 at bit.ly/defyingdereg.
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