McKinley and Spanberger Introduce Legislation to Protect America’s Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

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This week, Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-WV) and Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) introduced bipartisan legislation to create an emergency supply of ingredients used in vital generic medicines and incentivize domestic manufacturing of these ingredients. The United States currently depends on other countries for a range of pharmaceutical products, including many active pharmaceutica...

McKinley: Reckless Pelosi Tax and Spend Plan Means Increased Costs, Fewer Jobs, and a Stronger China

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Today, Congressman David McKinley voted against a massive, irresponsible spending plan that will hurt families with higher prices and higher taxes, destroy energy jobs, and place America’s economy at a disadvantage to China. For 48 hours over the last three days, the Energy and Commerce considered the wide-ranging package that included policies ranging from a tax on natural gas to more government-...

McKinley, Kuster Urge Expansion of Lower-Cost Generic Medicines for Seniors

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Today, Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-WV-01) and Rep. Annie Kuster (D-NH-02), members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, sent a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure urging action to improve Medicare beneficiary access to affordable medicines and enhance market co...

McKinley Votes Against Massive Socialist Spending Plan

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Today, Congressman David McKinley voted against a massive budget resolution that would lead to $3.5 trillion in immediate spending and trillions in tax hikes. “This plan is grossly irresponsible and would harm West Virginia families and the country as a whole,” said McKinley. “This Bernie Sanders-designed tax and spending scheme would increase the debt, impose a massive tax increase on millions of...

McKinley, Spanberger Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Hold Pharmaceutical Companies Accountable, Protect Affordable Medicine

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WASHINGTON – Today, Reps. David B. McKinley (R-WV) and Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) introduced the Preserving Rules Ordered for the Entities Covered Through (PROTECT) 340B Act, which would prohibit pharmaceutical companies and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) from hurting hospitals and other providers that participate in the 340B drug pricing program. This legislation is in response to concerns from ...

McKinley Sponsors Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to End the Addiction Epidemic and Increase Access to Treatment, Prevention, and Recovery Resources

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WASHINGTON– Today, U.S. Representative David McKinley joined with Rep. David Trone (D-MD) in introducing the bipartisan, bicameral Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) 3.0 Act. Co-chairs of the Bipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force Reps. Annie Kuster (D-NH), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) and fellow co-chairs of the Addiction, Treatment, and Recov...

McKinley, Blunt Rochester, Curtis, and O’Halleran Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Empower Patients to Take Control of their Pain Treatment

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Reps. David B. McKinley (R-W.Va), Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE), John Curtis (R-UT), and Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ) introduced the bipartisan Non-Opioid Directive (NOD) Act, which would allow patients to notify health professionals that they do not wish to be treated with opioids. “The opioid epidemic has impacted the lives of nearly every West Virginian family, and throughout t...

McKinley, Matsui, Stewart, Axne, Spanberger, Johnson Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Protect 340B Drug Pricing Program

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Washington, D.C. - Yesterday, Reps. David McKinley (R-WV), Doris Matsui (D-CA), Chris Stewart (R-UT), Cindy Axne (D-IA), Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) and Dusty Johnson (R-SD) introduced a bill to protect hospitals from losing eligibility for the 340B drug pricing program during the COVID-19 public health emergency. “The 340B drug pricing program has been an important tool for West Virginia's safety n...

House Passes McKinley Bill to Crack Down on Suspicious Shipments of Opioids

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the House passed Rep. David B. McKinley’s (R-W.Va) Block, Report, And Suspend Suspicious Shipments Act (H.R. 786), which will require drug manufacturers, distributors and other Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registrants to not only report but halt suspicious orders. This will help prevent massive amounts of pills from flooding communities, like they did at the outs...

McKinley, Spanberger, Trone Urge Treasury Department to Allow States & Localities to Use American Rescue Plan Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic

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Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-WV-01), Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07), and David Trone (D-MD-06) today led a bipartisan effort calling on the U.S. Treasury Department to allow states to use American Rescue Plan funding to combat increases in drug overdose deaths witnessed during the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2020, drug overdose deaths reached record levels in communit...

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