Healthcare premiums across the country are slated to skyrocket in 2017 and some lawmakers on Capitol Hill are not having it. In Oklahoma, Senators Jim Inhofe (R-OK) and James Lankford (R-OK) are fighting back as their state faces a large increase.
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are mounting pressure on EpiPen maker, Mylan pharmaceutical, calling for an explanation for the 400 percent price hike on this popular medicine used to treat allergic reactions.
Day two of Governor Rick Scott’s (R-FL) trip in Washington, D.C., filled with meetings and trying to convince folks on Capitol Hill to pass Zika funding immediately. The Governor met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and many of his colleagues from Florida.
The Zika crisis continues, and lawmakers on Capitol Hill are stalled. As Congress gets back in session, a funding package to combat the Zika crisis is a top priority for some, others say it’s not necessary.
Maintaining a healthy border. The Texas Medical Association held its annual Border Health Conference on Capitol Hill Wednesday. Doctors, students, and lawmakers all discussing the healthcare needs and hopes for the Texas-Mexico border.
The Olympics are nearing the end, but does that mean the Zika crisis is just beginning? With homegrown cases on the rise and an influx of folks from Zika-prone nations entering the U.S., experts say the the country should remain on high alert.
The Zika fight continues, not just against the disease, but also in the halls of Congress. House and Senate members are still discussing what the final dollar amount should be to combat the virus, and many are wondering what’s taking so long.
A Meridian woman is in Washington, D.C. this week to advocate for breast cancer research. Shondia Sabari, a breast cancer survivor, saw an important piece of research funding on the chopping block, so she went to battle for its survival.