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Former Congressman Henry Waxman Provides Guidance to Democrats Anticipating White House Investigations

In the final weeks preceding the 2018 midterm elections, Waxman Strategies’ Chairman and former Congressman Henry Waxman engaged in a series of interviews to elevate the benefits behind bipartisanship and the importance of effecting a credible and comprehensive investigation.

Hatch Amendment Could Delay Generic Drug Competition and Increase Drug Prices

If it passes in Congress, the unfortunately named Hatch-Waxman Integrity Act of 2018 would ultimately delay generic drug competition and increase drug prices.

California Health Care Foundation Interviews Waxman Strategies Chairman Henry Waxman on the Future of Health Policy

California Health Care Foundation (CHCF) interviews  Waxman Strategies Chairman Henry Waxman on the changing political landscape of health care reform.

Analyzing the US Food and Drug Administration’s Plans to Increase Competition in Response to High Drug Prices

Prescription drug prices have reached an all-time high. FDA Commissioner Gottlieb has taken on the issue indirectly, and announced several actions by the FDA intended to increase generic drug competition and transparency.

Former Congressman Henry Waxman’s Op-Ed in the Washington Post

Democrats shouldn’t impose litmus tests on health care.

Bipartisan Deal Includes Important Step to Control Medicaid Drug Prices, But More Efforts Are Needed

Today, the Commonwealth Fund published a blog post on the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, which will have an impact on Medicaid drug prices.

Trump Budget’s Prescription Drug Proposals Could Lower Patients’ Costs and Federal Spending; Some Could Lower Drug Prices

The Trump administration laid out a package of proposals to lower drug costs in the president’s budget for fiscal year 2019.

Bipartisan Legislation, the CREATES Act, Tackles One Problem Driving High Drug Prices

The CREATES Act tackles one of the numerous problems driving high drug prices that Waxman Strategies described in their recent report.

 

Mighty Earth Report Reveals Major Chocolate Companies Sourcing Chocolate Linked to Deforestation

Mighty Earth’s investigation finds that cocoa used in the chocolate produced by Mars, Nestle, Hershey’s and Godiva was grown illegally in protected areas.

Mighty Earth’s New Report Identifies Companies Responsible for Nationwide Water Pollution

Mighty Earth’s new investigation traces responsibility for a massive dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico to specific companies, notably Tyson Foods, America’s largest meat company.