Pharmaceutical Companies

Blumenthal Calls On FDA To End 'Alarming' EpiPen Shortage

May 15, 2018
Rich Pedroncelli / AP

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

Rich Pedroncelli / AP

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.

AG Jepsen Seeks To Expand Pharma Price Fixing Lawsuit

Oct 31, 2017
Jacquelyn Martin / AP

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen is leading a 46-state coalition that is suing six drug manufacturers for alleged price fixing. Jepsen now wants to triple the number of pharmaceutical companies named in the lawsuit.  

Jacquelyn Martin / AP

Connecticut, New York and 18 other states have sued six generic drug companies for price fixing and bid rigging. This week, the U.S. Department of Justice charged two former executives with related felonies.

Mel Evans / AP

Drug maker Bristol Myers Squibb is leaving Connecticut entirely by the end of 2018.