— Springfield, Ill. — Sending a strong message to drug companies that skyrocketing prescription drug prices must be stopped, the Illinois House of Representatives voted Wednesday to implement a novel new program aimed at arming doctors with unbiased, objective information on pharmaceuticals. House members voted 130 to 0 to pass HB 3097, sponsored by Rep. Theresa Mah, (D-2) and aimed at improving patient care and ultimately reducing health care costs. “Residents in Illinois have told us that the high cost of …

— RALEIGH—Today, AARP announced the launch of ‘Stop Rx Greed,’ a nationwide campaign aimed at lowering prescription drug prices. The goal of AARP’s sustained campaign is to help drive down drug prices for North Carolinians and all Americans by advocating for a variety of legislative, executive, and regulatory actions at both the federal and state level. AARP North Carolina President Dr. Catherine Sevier said, “This issue is a top priority for older Tar Heels and that is why we are launching …

— AARP Campaign Targets High Prescription Drug Prices Today, AARP announced the launch of ‘Stop Rx Greed,’ a nationwide campaign aimed at lowering prescription drug prices. The goal of AARP’s sustained campaign is to help drive down drug prices for  District residents and all Americans by advocating for a variety of legislative, executive, and regulatory actions at both the federal and state level. The Stop Rx Greed campaign will include national television, radio and digital ads, editorial content, emails to members, …

— AARP will host Senator Chris Coons for a LIVE conversation on health care, which was one of the most important issues in the recent elections. The Senator will give insights and take questions on the Affordable Care Act, RX drug prices, family caregiving and more! Delaware is home to 123,000 family caregivers, according to a 2014 AARP survey. We know these dedicated family members spend many unpaid hours caring for a loved one. Supporting these caregivers an important part of …

— Demand lower prescription drug prices! Pledge to vote in this year’s elections. AARP is calling on Congress to protect seniors and all taxpayers from price gouging by big drug companies. There is no reason Americans should continue to pay among the highest prescription drug prices in the world. Last year AARP successfully kept drug company lobbyists from breaking a deal to close the Medicare Part D doughnut hole a year early, which would lower drug costs for seniors. AARP also supports the …