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February 2009

Public Citizen working for change in Washington in 2009

Public Citizen, a citizen advocacy organization, is leading the charge to make sure citizens’ interests are a top priority in with President Obama’s administration and the 111th Congress. Its Citizen’s Agenda includes these efforts: Breaking ties between lawmakers and corporations. Pushing for investment in a sustainable energy infrastructure. Ensuring the... Read more →


Safety rules for children's toy, other consumer products delayed

It’s a disappointing decision for parents and grandparents wanting to buy safer toys after a troubling two-year period when millions of children’s products such as toys, clothing, and books were recalled. Product safety regulations put aside Testing and certification requirements for manufacturers and importers of products regulated by the U.S.... Read more →


Best places for baby boomers to thrive in U.S.

What are the best places for baby boomers to live in America? According to the Best Boomer Towns for the Rest of Your Life, the greatest towns are: Aiken, South Carolina Asheville, North Carolina Ashland, Oregon Athens, Georgia Austin, Texas Bend, Oregon Camarillo, California Chapel Hill, North Carolina Charlottesville, Virginia... Read more →