MEDIA INVITATION: Defying Deregulation: Standing Up for Our System of Safeguards

For Immediate Release:
May 15, 2019

Contact: David Rosen,, (202) 588-7742
Matt Kent,, (202) 454-5119

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. Reps. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), chair of the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law, as well as Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) and Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.). The members will speak on the importance of regulatory safeguards, and following their remarks, CSS leaders will outline progressive efforts to defend public protections.

WHO: U.S. Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.)
U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.)
U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.)
Robert Weissman, president, Public Citizen (CSS co-chair)
Jack Gillis, executive director, Consumer Federation of America (CSS co-chair)

WHEN: 10-11 a.m. EDT, Thursday, May 23

WHERE: 2237 Rayburn House Office Building
45 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, D.C.

RSVP: Please RSVP by May 22 at