Yellen touts Biden administration health care policies in visit to Pittsburgh
High health care costs are a public health issue and an economic one, Yellen added. “The president and I are committed to ensuring that Americans can afford the care that they deserve.”
Casey ‘encouraged’ by negotiations on child tax credit legislation in Congress
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) said he was “encouraged” by progress in negotiations in Congress over child tax credit legislation, but expressed some uncertainty that a deal could move forward. A bipartisan, bicameral tax proposal released Tuesday by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Rep. Jason Smith (R-Mo.) would raise the child tax credit incrementally through […]
Biden campaign launches new ad focused on the president’s Scranton roots
A new ad from the Biden-Harris 2024 campaign points to President Joe Biden’s upbringing in Scranton as giving him a unique perspective on — and empathy for— the struggles of middle class Americans. “He grew up a middle-class kid in a middle-class town,” the ad’s voiceover begins, “and while Joe Biden’s traveled far and wide, […]
More states are doing what they can to cap insulin costs | Analysis
'These proposed solutions are definitely a step in the right direction and address a big harm, which is when people ration because of affordability,' said Dr. Jing Luo, an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.
Republicans showed us who they are with vote on insulin caps | Ray E. Landis
There was no clearer signal on whether the GOP stands with Americans or Big Pharma.
Lower insulin co-pays, list prices targeted in new bipartisan U.S. Senate bill
'Too many Americans are forced to ration their insulin, forced to decide what else to pay for, which puts their health and lives in danger. It is time for this to change,' U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., said.
U.S. House approves insulin price caps; Pa.’s Fitzpatrick among GOP crossover votes
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Thursday passed a bill on a bipartisan 232-193 vote that would limit the price of insulin, as congressional Democrats met throughout the day with health care advocates to make their case for the proposal. Democratic Sens. Raphael Warnock of Georgia and Patty Murray of Washington state held a virtual round table with […]