“We learned this morning that the City of Rutland will receive refugees who have fled the relentless violence in Syria and Iraq, sometimes with just the clothes on their backs.
September 27, 2016 Press Release
Bipartisan bill introduced today to address loophole in the ‘orphan drug’ program
Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) today introduced bipartisan legislation with Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-VA) that would address a loophole in the Medicare 340B Drug Pricing Program that is contributing to the rising cost of health care for consumers and threatening access to lifesaving medications. The introduction of this legislation is the latest in Welch’s efforts to fix the broken prescription drug market that has led to unrestrained price increases for consumers and providers.
Oversight and Government Reform Committee to hold much-needed hearing
Less than a week after Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) and Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) called on House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz to hold a hearing on recent prescription drug price hikes, the Chairman announced a hearing to investigate the cause of and potential solutions to prevent skyrocketing drug prices.