McSally Fails Arizona On Prescription Drugs, As Pharma Backers Spend Big To Keep Prices High
PHOENIX — It’s no wonder that Martha McSally has done nothing to take on predatory prescription drug companies that have helped to fund her campaigns: Big pharma is mobilizing en masse to keep drug prices high and protect their corporate profit margins, according to a report from the Center for Responsive Politics.
The report finds that pharmaceutical corporations are spending big to lobby against measures to lower prescription drug costs, including a popular legislative solution that would let
All of this, while arecent report described McSally as “giving the cold shoulder to a bipartisan bill aimed at lowering drug prices,” and suggested that McSally is afraid of inviting “a backlash from both conservatives and the pharmaceutical industry.”
During McSally’s half-decade in Congress, she has repeatedly sided with her health care industry backers instead of Arizonans, failing to support allowing Medicare to negotiate lower prescription drug prices.