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News and information from the press office of Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member (D-Oregon).
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Ron Wyden Jan 17
Since the hearing on Alex Azar’s nomination, the Trump admin started giving states a green light to slap punitive & dangerous work requirements on Medicaid programs.
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Ron Wyden Jan 11
Walmart’s permanent tax cuts are worth $1.85 billion a year. Meanwhile, Walmart is laying off thousands of workers and closing stores. Inexcusable.
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Ron Wyden Jan 10
I asked nominee Alex Azar if he’s ever LOWERED the price of a drug while he was a top exec at Eli Lilly. At yesterday’s hearing, he dodged the question.
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Ron Wyden Jan 9
If Alex Azar is confirmed, it will not be the first time and his health care team broke their promises.
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Ron Wyden Jan 9
Alex Azar told staff that while he chaired Lilly’s pricing committee he NEVER signed off on a decrease in the price of a drug – not ONCE. The system is broken, and Alex Azar was a part of that system.
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Ron Wyden Jan 9
Alex Azar had a MAJOR role over drug price increases for every product Lilly marketed in the U.S. Under his watch, the prices of both Forteo and Strattera more than DOUBLED.
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Ron Wyden Jan 9
. said one year ago that price-hiking drug companies were “getting away with murder.” Now, he’s nominated Alex Azar, a drug company executive with a history of raising prescription drug prices, to lead .
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Ron Wyden Jan 9
This morning at the hearing I’ll be asking Alex Azar, the nominee for Secretary, about his impact on drug price increases. Tune in 10AM EST:
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Ways and Means Dems Jan 8
. and Senator are questioning political manipulation at the IRS and seeking to prevent hardworking Americans from getting hit with a massive tax bill:
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Ron Wyden Dec 19
The American people will be ready to fight again. We will NOT forget this vote on the .
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Ron Wyden Dec 19
Americans must know that the far right architects of the will be coming for your Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid & more before you've taken down the Christmas tree.
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Ron Wyden Dec 19
Middle class consumers across the country are already walking an economic tightrope. You can’t spend what you don’t have.
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Ron Wyden Dec 19
Even conservative economists are calling the an absurd alternate reality.
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Lily Batchelder Dec 19
New estimates: Final tax plan would *raise* taxes on or leave out 150 million households (81%) by 2027, according to nonpartisan official estimators JCT.
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Ron Wyden Dec 19
NEW from - the is a tax hike on 9 million Americans in 2019.
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Ron Wyden Dec 19
With Republicans disregarding all of the norms for careful tax policy making, they have guaranteed significant instability in US tax policy for many years to come.
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Ron Wyden Dec 19
The louder Americans protested, the faster Republicans raced to pass a that will hike taxes on over 1/2 the middle class, AND leave 13 million Americans uninsured & increase premiums on millions more.
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Ron Wyden Dec 19
The American people have exposed Republicans’ scam on the middle class & their betrayal to guarantee handouts to powerful CEOs and the donor class.
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Ron Wyden Dec 19
While Republicans met in SECRET for weeks, they thought the American people weren’t paying attention – but we’ve been watching the ENTIRE TIME.
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Ron Wyden Dec 19
From the BEGINNING this bill has been a shower of tax break goodies on multinational corporations, special interests & heirs-in-waiting. Who will be paying for the 's massive handouts? The middle class. It’s a cruel double standard.
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