Among the battleground elections next month, the 7th congressional district of Pennsylvania is up for grabs. The incumbent Democrat Susan Wild is facing off with Republican Lisa Scheller, and their policies differ on a variety of issues.
The cause of lower drug prices in America gained ground when the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022 was signed into law last month. A stripped-down version of the Build Back Better Act, the IRA invests in combating climate change, provides affordable care act subsidies to help people afford health insurance, and helps lower drug prices and patient costs in Medicare.
Prescription Justice has graded all members of Congress in a drug prices report card. Some people are dismayed that Speaker Nancy Pelosi received an F. After all, didn’t she roll-out and shepherd H.R. 3, the Elijah Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act, through the House and vociferously called for its passage on the House floor, as read on the Speaker’s website. So, what happened to her grade? A lot of Rep. Pelosi’s F has to do with her role as Speaker and how it differs from all other legislators.
Gabriel Levitt, President of Prescription Justice submitted comments to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in response to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) titled "Importation of Prescription Drugs, FDA-2019-N-5711, 84 Fed. Reg. 70796.
Today, Prescription Justice announced that it has published a Congressional report card on drug prices. This first of its kind Congressional report card on drug prices can help voters and political organizations determine who they want to support in upcoming elections.