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.
Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. speaks at a Capitol Hill press conference Sept. 19, 2019, announcing legislation to allow the government to negotiate with drug companies for lower prices.
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.