Stories tagged: "prescription drugs"

Four of the leading candidates in the Democratic primary to determine who will challenge Sen. Ron Johnson in November. L-R, Outagamie County Executive Tom Nelson, Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, Milwaukee Bucks executive Alex Lasry, state Treasurer Sarah Godlewski (Graphic by Jonathon Sadowski)
Johnson’s Moscow Visit, Investing in Wisconsin Manufacturers, More: This Week on the US Senate Campaign Trail

Lasry ad hits Johnson for 2018 trip. Godlewski talks drug prices. Nelson touts a presidential candidate’s endorsement.

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin. (Photo provided)
With Big Pharma Exploiting Diabetics, Baldwin Supports a Cap on Patients’ Insulin Costs. GOP Sends Mixed Signals.

The cost to produce a vial of insulin is roughly equivalent to a cup of coffee and yet, pharmaceutical companies doubled insulin prices from 2012 to 2016, with the average price for a 40-day supply of insulin increasing from $344 to $666. 

Dozens of prescription medicine bottles in a jumble. This collection of pill bottles is symbolic of the many medications senior adults and chronically ill people take.
Op-Ed: Drug Costs Are Skyrocketing. Congress Must Step In.

A Green Bay resident writes in support of HR3, a Democratic bill that would enact several measures to lower drug costs.

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States Act on Prescription Drug Costs

Assembly passes new regulations on bipartisan vote to add transparency

Sen. Tammy Baldwin talks to a constituent in Stevens Point during a meeting about prescription drug prices. (Photo courtesy of Sen. Baldwin Facebook page)
High Prescription Drug Prices May Be 2020’s Biggest Issue

Baldwin seeks support for bipartisan bill to break gridlock in the Senate