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House Dems Introduce Bill to Prevent Big Pharma Price-Gouging During Covid-19 Pandemic

On the heels of polling that showed 88% of Americans worry Big Pharma will exploit the ongoing pandemic to hike drug prices, House Democrats on Monday introduced two bipartisan bills to prevent price-gouging for Covid-19 treatments and vaccines and to strengthen oversight of federal spending on coronavirus research and development. “Promoting transparency and reasonable pricing …

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Poll Shows Majority of Americans Support Canceling Rent and Suspending Mortgage Payments During Pandemic

New polling from the think tank Data for Progress shows that a majority of Americans across the political spectrum support canceling rent payments and suspending home mortgage payments during the coronavirus pandemic—results that bolster the argument for legislation introduced Friday by Rep. Ilhan Omar to provide relief to “the millions of Americans currently at risk …

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