The Stories team at the Center for American Progress Action Fund works with storytellers who author op-eds about how policy impacts their lives. The team helps elevate their op-eds.
President Joe Biden delivered on his promise to lower drug prices, but now a lawsuit threatens to reverse this historic progress, and some Republicans are siding with Big Pharma.
Last year, Biden and congressional Democrats made history by passing the Inflation Reduction Act. The law included several important provisions that lowered the cost of prescription drugs for Medicare recipients. Despite the fact that over 80% of Americans support the government negotiating drug prices, not a single Republican voted for the law.
The above excerpt was originally published in The Michigan Independent.
Click here to view the full article.