Blumenthal Calls On FDA To End 'Alarming' EpiPen Shortage

May 15, 2018
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Senator Richard Blumenthal is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to help end what he calls an alarming EpiPen shortage.

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Connecticut Comptroller Kevin Lembo wants state lawmakers to pass a bill to require transparency in prescription drug pricing. He says it would help prevent out-of-control drug price increases, like what happened with the EpiPen injection a couple of years ago. The legislature’s Insurance and Real Estate Committee held a hearing on the bill on Tuesday.

Rep. DeLauro Proposes Drug Price Review Board

Oct 13, 2016
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Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, D-CT3, says she will introduce legislation next month to create a new drug review board to investigate significant price changes in prescriptions and medical devices, like the EpiPen.