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https://www.madinamerica.com/2016/11/frenzy-lobbying-21st-century-cures/ “A Frenzy Of Lobbying On 21st Century Cures” Kaiser Health News and NPR report on the immense lobbying effort aimed at passing the "21st Century Cures" Act which would fast-track FDA approval of drugs and devices. "The 21st Century Cures Act set for a House vote Wednesday is one of the most-lobbied health care bills in recent history, with nearly three lobbyists working for its passage or defeat for every member on Capitol Hill. More than 1,455 lobbyists representing 400 companies, universities and other organizations pushed for or against an earlier House version of a Cures bill this congressional cycle, according to federal disclosure forms compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics. A compromise version was released over the holiday weekend." More at above link, including comments on how to oppose the bill.
UnfoldingSky posted a topic in Events, actions, controversiesHouse to Vote on Murphy Bill After Holiday In The News July 4, 2016 The House of Representatives is slated to vote on Congressman Tim Murphy's controversial mental health reform bill immediately following the July 4th holiday. Follow the link here to find more info: http://www.madinamerica.com/2016/07/house-to-vote-on-murphy-bill-after-holiday/