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News Release | MASSPIRG | Health Care

Legislature Preserves Rx Gift Ban in Budget

MASSPIRG praised the legislature for rejecting attempts by Big Pharma to repeal laws aimed at lowering our skyrocketing health care costs by reining in the drug industry’s aggressive and expensive marketing tactics in the budget.

News Release | MASSPIRG | Transportation

Legislature Hears Testimony on Gas Tax Bills

The Joint Committee on Revenue heard testimony today in support of an increase in the gas tax.  MASSPIRG is calling on the legislature to increase revenue in order to fund transportation.

News Release | MASSPIRG | Health Care

Groups Oppose Big Pharma Plans

Calling on legislators to oppose attempts to repeal the RX Gift Ban, Senator  Montigny joined Health Care For All, AARP, and MASSPIRG in highlighting the Gift Ban’s effectiveness in outlawing questionable marketing practices.


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