Far too many Minnesotans are forced to choose between prescription drugs and other necessities, like rent and groceries. Many are even forced to go without their medications. It’s time to change the rules and create an official body that asks why prescription drugs are priced so high and starts getting these costs under control. We need to tell legislators to pick a side: Minnesota’s families or Big Pharma’s profits.
Prescription Drug Prices
What to know about the Governor’s new budget proposal
Last week, Governor Walz released a revised supplemental budget recommendation to the legislature. From here, the Governor’s administration will present their proposals to state legislators, who will then negotiate to
NEWS RELEASE: TakeAction Minnesota Unveils New Report Revealing Corporate Disruption to Biden’s Build Back Better Agenda
“We’ve had it with billionaires and big corporations like PhRMA and Amazon lobbying against the Build Back Better agenda so they can continue to avoid paying taxes while the rest of us scramble and suffer,” said TakeAction Minnesota Strategic Partnerships Director Yolanda Roth.
Big Pharma charges $56,000 per year for the medicine I need to live my life.
We need a Prescription Drug Affordability Board. I’m Jessica. I’m asking you to email your state senator right now, and tell them to support the Prescription Drug Affordability Board. As
Minnesota lawmakers introduce board to regulate drug prices
Travis Paulson, a lifelong Type 1 diabetic, said he found himself rationing insulin and other medications after losing his job and home during the 2008 financial crisis. Paulson, an advocate
Showing Up For Ourselves + Our Community
This week is our Rx week of action. Most prescription drugs are developed with our public tax dollars. We can’t let Big Pharm extract huge profits from us by pricing drugs out of reach and claiming those prices are necessary for innovation and better medicine. The truth is, we’ve already paid for them. Medicine is a public good.
NEWS RELEASE: New State Rx Affordability Survey reveals Minnesotans are worried about high prescription drug costs, united in calling for government action.
(St. Paul, MN) – A new survey released by Altarum Health Care Value Hub reveals that nearly half of Minnesotans are worried about affording high prescription drug costs, and residents overwhelmingly support government solutions.
Act With Us This Week for Lower Rx Drug Costs Now
No matter what we look like, or where we come from, we all get sick – and we all deserve access to the medicines we need without sacrificing on groceries or struggling to pay
NEWS RELEASE: TakeAction Minnesota releases new podcast on prescription drug prices
Contact: Kenza Hadj-Moussa, 612-386-9556 NEWS RELEASE TakeAction Minnesota releases new podcast on prescription drug prices (St. Paul, MN)—At some point, nearly all of us will need a prescription drug to
MEDIA ADVISORY: TakeAction Minnesota to release new podcast on prescription drug prices
CONTACT: Kenza Hadj-Moussa, 612-386-9556 MEDIA ADVISORY TakeAction Minnesota to release new podcast on prescription drug prices WHAT: Three part podcast series Action Prescribed exploring why prescription drug prices are out