What You Can Do Now - Call Your Members of Congress to Lower Prescription Drug Prices
The good news is that bills have been introduced in this congress to help alleviate the problem and encourage the timely approval and production of generic drugs. This “CREATES Act” has
bi-partisan support in both houses. Senate Bill 974 is co-sponsored by Senators Grassley, Durbin, Leahy and 17 others. HR 2212 has 15 co-sponsors so far.
Now is the time to contact Senators Grassley and Durbin and thank them for their support of this legislation and encourage them to work for its passage. It is also crucial to contact Senators Ernst and Duckworth and ask them to co-sponsor and support the Senate bill -- and to ask Representatives Bustos and Loebsack to co-sponsor and support the House bill.
Senators Grassley and Leahy have published an excellent description of the issue and the major provisions of the CREATES Act. You can read about the CREATES Act here.
Don’t delay. Contact your Senators and Representative today!