Today, AARP announced the launching of a new national media campaign calling on Congressional lawmakers to block the pharmaceutical industry’s attempts to raise drug costs by reversing the Medicare Part D doughnut hole deal. As part of its lobby efforts, AARP will release two national television ads, as well as radio, digital and print ads…

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identify theft

On May 24, 2018, President Donald Trump’s signature enacted the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, that as of September 21, 2018, allows consumers who are concerned about identity theft or data breaches to freeze their credit and place one-year fraud alerts for free.  The new law also allowed consumers in some states…

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Social Security

Following President Donald Trump’s claims that the Democrats are trying to cut Social Security at a recent campaign rally in Montana, Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), along with Reps.  John Larson (D-CT), and Debbie Dingell (D-MI), joined seniors and aging advocates at a press conference to announce the creation of the Expand…

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  In a July 3 op-ed published by The Hill, a website focusing on politics, policy, business international relations, Reps. David N. Cicilline (D.-RI) and Tom Marino (R-PA) called President Donald Trump and the Republican leadership to support the Creating and Restoring Equal Access to Equivalent Samples Act (CREATES) to bring lower priced prescription drugs…

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