February 16, 2021: Fed up with a lack of federal action to lower prescription drug costs, state legislators around the country are pushing bills to penalize drugmakers for unjustified price hikes and to cap payment at much-lower Canadian levels.
These bills, sponsor...Read more >
January 07, 2021: Sharon Clark is able to get her life-sustaining cancer drug, Pomalyst — priced at more than $18,000 for a 28-day supply — only because of the generosity of patient assistance foundations.
Clark, 57, a former insurance agent who lives in Bixby,...Read more >
November 12, 2019: A letter from 11 Democrats, including two from New York, expresses support for a drug patent provision in the NAFTA update that most of their caucus opposes.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had been wavering in recent weeks, repeatedly stating that he...Read more >
September 16, 2019: WHAT WOULD REAL SOLUTIONS TO LOWER DRUG PRICES NOW LOOK LIKE?
The Lower Drug Prices Now coalition is fighting for transformative, bold reforms that will ensure everyone--no matter where they live, what they lo...Read more >
April 30, 2019:
How much can government negotiations drive down the cost of prescription drugs for patients?
In other countries where the government negotiates directly for prescription drugs, costs are significantly lower for the same drugs than in the...Read more >
February 12, 2017: On Friday February 10, 2017 NYSARA President Barry Kaufmann and Long Island Chapter of NYSARA President Stanley Bergman met with Congressman Peter King. (R/CD #2) NYSARA's positions on the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, Block granting or annualiz...Read more >
November 23, 2016: The news that the White House and Republican congressional leaders have given up on passing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is welcome. That the TPP would be defeated by Congress if brought to a vote signals that Trojan-horse “trade” agreemen...Read more >
January 22, 2016: Last night January 21, 2016, William Francis from the New York State Alliance for Retired Americans, New York City Chapter, and Leandra Requena from Peruvians in Action were among the speakers at a forum in Queens calling on Representative Joseph Cro...Read more >
December 05, 2015: 1. Loss of Jobs, lower wages
The TPP is a bad deal for American workers. Like NAFTA, CAFTA and the WTO agreements, the TPP will continue our race to the bottom by giving trading partners greater ability to compete for American jobs by paying worke...Read more >
December 01, 2015: When:Tuesday January 12, 2016 at Noon.
Where: Leo O'Brien Federal Building 1 Clinton Square, Albany, NY
Timed to coincide with the President's State of the Union address where he will promote the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade bill. ...Read more >