Drug Prices

Vermont Governor Phil Scott
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A spokeswoman for Vermont Governor Phil Scott says the Republican appreciates the Trump administration proposal that would allow Americans to legally and safely import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada.

From left: Representatives Lloyd Doggett, Peter Welch and Elijah Cummings
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A trio of U.S. House representatives, including Vermont Democrat Peter Welch, introduced legislation this week aimed at lowering prescription drug prices.

Prescription drug price panel
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Vermont Congressman Peter Welch held a roundtable in Burlington Monday with health officials and advocates to discuss the rapidly rising cost of prescription drugs.