Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by ByRobert Pear May 10, 2018 WASHINGTON — President Trump will lay out on Friday a broad strategy to reduce prescription drug prices, but in a break from one of his most popular campaign promises, he will not call for Medicare to negotiate lower prices with drug manufacturers, senior administration officials said. The White House will issue a blueprint that represents “the most comprehensive plan to tackle prescription drug affordability of any president,” a senior official told journalists on Thursday night. Asked if the plan would include direct negotiations by Medicare, the official said, “No, we are talking about something different.” “We are not calling for Medicare negotiation in the way that Democrats have called for,” the official said later. “We clearly want to make … [Read more...] about Trump to Drop Call for Medicare to Negotiate Lower Drug Prices
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by ByRobert Pear May 6, 2018 WASHINGTON — In his State of the Union address in January and again in New Hampshire in March, President Trump made a bold promise: “You’ll be seeing drug prices falling very substantially in the not-too-distant future,” he said, “and it’s going to be beautiful.” Not if the pharmaceutical companies can stop it. Big Pharma is pouring money into a lobbying campaign to thwart any serious efforts to rein in prescription drug prices ahead of a presidential speech this month where Mr. Trump plans to lay out his drug pricing proposals. “There is apprehension across the industry,” said Bruce Artim, who retired recently after 11 years as the director of federal affairs at Eli Lilly and Company. “Pharma folks are nervous.” Drugmakers spent … [Read more...] about As Trump Prepares Plan to Lower Drug Prices, Big Pharma Girds for a Fight
By Rachel Abrams and Robert Gebeloff Updated 6:39 pm, Saturday, May 5, 2018 Photo: Sam Hodgson / New York Times Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Jeffrey Kaplow works behind the counter at his New York Sub way store, partly because he has trouble keeping teen workers. Jeffrey Kaplow works behind the counter at his New York Sub way store, partly because he has trouble keeping teen workers. Photo: Sam Hodgson / New York Times A fast-food problem: where have all the teenagers gone? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery A quarter-century ago, there were 56 teenagers in the labor force for every “limited service” restaurant — that is, the kind where you order at the counter. Today, there are less than half as many, a reflection both of teenagers’ decreasing workforce participation and of the explosive growth … [Read more...] about A fast-food problem: where have all the teenagers gone?
Read what is in the news today, April 18! Society -- Police have launched legal proceedings against seven former senior officials involved in a high-profile case linked to ‘Da Nang mafia’ boss Phan Van Anh Vu (aka Vu ‘nhom’), including two former chairmen of Da Nang City in central Vietnam, three former Da Nang officials responsible for land and investment, a former deputy chief of intelligence under Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security, and one intelligence officer. -- The Ministry of Transport is asking for government approval to launch a project to upgrade a stretch of the north-south Ho Chi Minh Trail through the provinces of Binh Phuoc, Binh Duong, Tay Ninh and Long An into an expressway financed by the build-operate-transfer (BOT) model. -- Eleven men who were forced to work at a gold mine in the central province of Quang Tri have been rescued by local police and border protection units following reports from locals. -- Nearly 100 employees of a … [Read more...] about Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – April 18
President Donald Trump has signed numerous executive actions since taking office, issuing them to drive policy and put his stamp on the presidency. The umbrella term executive actions covers executive orders, which the president uses to establish policies and manage the federal government's operations; presidential memorandums, which tend to be more regulatory but carry the same weight; and proclamations, which are mostly ceremonial. Here is a look at some of Trump's notable executive actions to date, including his initial and revised travel bans and withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Links for the documents are from the official Federal Register. Rebuking Obama on climate change, boosting coal WHAT: Trump signed an executive order aimed at boosting U.S. energy independence that unravels regulations former President Barack Obama adopted to fight climate change -- and begins a review of Obama's Clean Power Plan, the Democrat's signature effort to curb carbon emissions. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump’s notable executive actions