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Klickitat County seniors deserve better

 

February 5, 2020



The rising cost of prescription drugs is forcing seniors and other patients to take drastic measures in Southwest Washington. It’s not uncommon for me to hear from folks who are skipping doses, cutting pills in half or foregoing filling prescriptions altogether. Meanwhile, the price of insulin, blood pressure medicine and cholesterol-lowering drugs continue to rise. This is not right and it’s why I’m focusing my efforts in Congress to help lower the cost of drug prices.

Just a few weeks ago I voted in favor of the Lower Drug Costs Now Act to help lower the cost of insulin, cholesterol-lowering drugs and other life-saving medications on which our seniors and other residents must rel...



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