Tennessee Nears Settlement with Major Drug Companies

A $26 Billion Settlement With The Nation’s Three Largest Drug Distribution Companies And Drug Manufacturer Johnson & Johnson Is Finally On The Horizon After Governments Have Worked For Years To Push Companies In The Pharmaceutical Industry To Help Cover The Expenses Of Solving The Country’s Problem With Opioid Addiction And Overdose.

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Pelosi’s Drug Bill Is A Hard Pill To Swallow

Pelosi’s Plan Blocks Price Increases On Existing Drugs. Since Drug Companies Operate On 10.5% Mark-Up, To Remain Profitable, They Will Have To Launch New Drugs At Even Higher Prices. They Will Also Have To Make Up For Lost Investment Capital From Foreign Countries Who Will Find The U.S. Drug Research Market Less Profitable. The U.S. Will Absorb Even More Of The Cost For Drug Development.

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Pharma Lobby Fights Dem Proposals On Vaccine Access And Drug Pricing

Drugmakers Are Enjoying Renewed Clout In Washington For Their Rapid Development Of COVID-19 Vaccines, But They’re Set To Clash With Democrats Over Proposals That Would Hurt The Pharmaceutical Industry’s Profits.

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Healthcare Interests, Restaurants Among COVID Relief Bill Winners

While Many Interest Groups Felt They Missed Out On Crucial Aid In Biden’s Relief Package, A Handful Of Industries Scored Huge Wins, Including Healthcare Industry Giants.

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Rep. Robin Smith, Lobbyists & 6 Republicans Kill Religious Objections Bill

House Bill 10, A Law Protecting Religious Objections To Compulsory Vaccination Or Medical Procedures In Employment And Other Situations, Died In A House Subcommittee On Tuesday.

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New Federal Rule: No More Surprise Hospital Bills And More Options For Consumers

As A Result Of A Rule Change Implemented By Former President Trump, Hospitals Have Begun Publishing Their Actual Costs Of Services, Including Discounted Cash And Negotiated Rates.

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Lobbying Spending Nears Record High In 2020 Amid Pandemic

Lobbying Spending Nearly Reached $3.5 Billion in 2020, Just Falling Short Of 2019’s Record Total.

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Biden Adviser’s Lobbyist Brother Cashes In After Biden Win

A Washington Lobbyist Whose Brother Serves As A Top Adviser To President Joe Biden Had His Best Quarter In Over A Decade As Biden Prepared To Take Over The White House.

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