Lawmakers in Springfield are seeking to put together a board to lookout for price gouging.
Rep. Frank Pallone pitched his bill, which is aimed at lowering prices for prescription drugs and capping the out-of-pocket costs to seniors of their medications.
The Lower Drug Costs Now Act would, among other things, allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices directly with Big Pharma manufacturers.
Congressman Donald Norcross held a press conference in Camden Tuesday, organized by New Jersey Citizen Action to discuss how high drug prices are forcing many people into tough situations and reveal his four goals for dealing with the problem.
Two mothers Friday tried to deliver the ashes of their two diabetic children to the Cambridge offices of drug giant Sanofi to protest the high price of insulin, which the company manufactures.