On Friday, the Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed the House and became law. This comprehensive legislation provides financial relief for American families, workers, and small businesses during this public health and economic crisis.
As our nation continues to address the COVID-19 outbreak, I am working hard to help you stay informed so that you can better protect your health. Here's an update on this week:
Your health and safety is my number one priority. Educating yourself about the coronavirus reduces anxiety and empowers you to prevent and protect yourself – and your family – from getting sick.
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I am thrilled with all that we have accomplished this year to low
Great news! The President signed into law my two pieces of legislation to help end the military's use of toxic burn pits and get exposed veterans the care they need. This was included in this year's National Defense Authorization Act.
I am excited to report that I enthusiastically voted for H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act, which passed the House today. This historic legislation would lower the cost of your prescription drugs and strengthen and protect Medicare!
As a physician, I have seen firsthand the impacts of skyrocketing prescription drug prices on my patients--people who couldn't afford to get their prescriptions filled or who were forced to ration their medications. That is why I am fighting to lower out-of-pocket prescription drug costs for you.
Here is an update on what I'm doing to bring down the cost of prescription drugs: