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The Champaign News-Gazette
Candidate Q&As: Rietz vs. VargasNAACP and The News-Gazette. It will be held at the Champaign City Council chamb
Candidate Q&As: Rietz vs. Vargas
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 2 minutes ago
NAACP and The News-Gazette. It will be held at the Champaign City Council chambers. ➜ Early voting starts at county clerk offices throughout Illinois. In Champaign County, you can vote early at the Brookens Center, 1776 E. Washington St., Urbana,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Underdog in Maine’s 1st District follows campaign trail blazed by LePage, Trumpscored sweeping victories throughout Maine, including the election of Gov. Paul
Underdog in Maine’s 1st District follows campaign trail blazed by LePage, Trump
Bangor Daily News / Posted an hour ago
scored sweeping victories throughout Maine, including the election of Gov. Paul LePage and gaining control of both legislative chambers for the first time since the 1970s. Story continues below advertisement. After winning her first... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Goldman Sachs' 10 Most Important Questions On The Electionin the more frequent national polls, often driven by one or two outlier polls.
Goldman Sachs' 10 Most Important Questions On The Election
Zero Hedge / Posted 14 hours ago
in the more frequent national polls, often driven by one or two outlier polls. While this suggests that the state-by-state analysis could once again tilt more heavily in Sec. Clinton’s favor, for now the electoral vote count looks fairly close,... Read more
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Daily Journal
NJ justice has made a career of dissenthis passionate views, his prolific writing, his blunt and dogged questions from
NJ justice has made a career of dissent
Daily Journal / Posted 15 hours ago
his passionate views, his prolific writing, his blunt and dogged questions from the bench, and his wry sense of humor. An analysis by Gannett New Jersey shows that Albin, over the past six years, has written the most dissents of any member of the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Air conditioning as a civil right?of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. or Medgar Evers? But that's just the tip of
Air conditioning as a civil right?
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. or Medgar Evers? But that's just the tip of this particular iceberg of lunacy. An analysis of the 37 Baltimore County Public Schools that lack air conditioning reveals that in terms of an actual area of... Read more
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The Hill
House's September agenda a red flag for NovemberRules Relief Act would make it easier for Congress to bundle rules issued durin
House's September agenda a red flag for November
The Hill / Posted yesterday
Rules Relief Act would make it easier for Congress to bundle rules issued during an outgoing president's final months in office and reject them all at once using the expedited procedures of the Congressional Review Act. House conservatives... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Justice Barry Albin has made a career of dissenthis passionate views, his prolific writing, his blunt and dogged questions from
Justice Barry Albin has made a career of dissent
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
his passionate views, his prolific writing, his blunt and dogged questions from the bench, and his wry sense of humor. An analysis by The Record shows that Albin, over the last six years, has written the most dissents of any member of the state... Read more
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Philly.com
Voters surprised by reach of government benefitsand do away with some programs or the converse: Don't touch my program. David
Voters surprised by reach of government benefits
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
and do away with some programs or the converse: Don't touch my program. David Carr, the director of research and policy analysis for the William J. Hughes Center at Stockton, completed a study this summer that explored the concept of how many... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ecowas Heads of State and Government Issue Communique On Guinea Bissauan inclusive, consensus government to implement the platform set up by the roun
Ecowas Heads of State and Government Issue Communique On Guinea Bissau
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
an inclusive, consensus government to implement the platform set up by the roundtable, to lead the country until the next legislative elections in 2018, (3) undertaking reforms of the Constitution, electoral laws, Charter of political parties,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ecowas Plan to End Guinea Bissau Crisisan inclusive consensus government to implement the platform set up by the round
Ecowas Plan to End Guinea Bissau Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
an inclusive consensus government to implement the platform set up by the roundtable to lead the country until the next legislative elections in 2018; and undertaking reforms of the Constitution, electoral laws, charter of political parties, the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial Roundupof Ventura County juvenile facilities, told The Star. "We just need to focus on
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
of Ventura County juvenile facilities, told The Star. "We just need to focus on kids that have to be here." Correctional officers at the juvenile center use a type of scorecard to assess each offender and decide whether he or she should be held,... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
Address of CFTC Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo to the American Enterprise Institutespeed of execution,8 flawed algorithms9 and position crowding10 and the risk of
Address of CFTC Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo to the American Enterprise Institute
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 3 days ago
speed of execution,8 flawed algorithms9 and position crowding10 and the risk of data misinterpretation by computerized analysis and mathematical models that increasingly replace human thought and deliberation.11 Other breaking digital... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Hawaii police departments still working to compile stats on untested rape kitsbecause three of the four county police departments still haven't reported the
Hawaii police departments still working to compile stats on untested rape kits
Hawaii News Now / Posted 4 days ago
because three of the four county police departments still haven't reported the figures to the state Attorney General's office, something they were required to do by Sept. 1. The figures will be used in a legislatively-mandated report. And... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
AG Andy Beshear makes stop in Paducah, KYis committed to working with our Purchase area community partners to implement
AG Andy Beshear makes stop in Paducah, KY
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
is committed to working with our Purchase area community partners to implement best practices that will ensure the timely analysis of these kits and provide the necessary support for survivors throughout their healing process.” Beshear’s Office... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
AG Andy Beshear makes stop in Paducah, KYis committed to working with our Purchase area community partners to implement
AG Andy Beshear makes stop in Paducah, KY
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 4 days ago
is committed to working with our Purchase area community partners to implement best practices that will ensure the timely analysis of these kits and provide the necessary support for survivors throughout their healing process.” Beshear’s Office... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Beshear, sexual assault prevention advocates in KY address SAFE Kit Backlogis committed to working with our Purchase area community partners to implement
Beshear, sexual assault prevention advocates in KY address SAFE Kit Backlog
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
is committed to working with our Purchase area community partners to implement best practices that will ensure the timely analysis of these kits and provide the necessary support for survivors throughout their healing process.” Beshear’s Office... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Beshear, sexual assault prevention advocates in KY address SAFE Kit Backlogis committed to working with our Purchase area community partners to implement
Beshear, sexual assault prevention advocates in KY address SAFE Kit Backlog
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 4 days ago
is committed to working with our Purchase area community partners to implement best practices that will ensure the timely analysis of these kits and provide the necessary support for survivors throughout their healing process.” Beshear’s Office... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Drugmakers fought state opioid limits amid crisisindustry quietly mobilizing in increased numbers to quash the measure. [Articl
Drugmakers fought state opioid limits amid crisis
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 4 days ago
industry quietly mobilizing in increased numbers to quash the measure. [Article continues below] They didn't speak up in legislative hearings. "They were going individually talking to senators and representatives one-on-one," Weiss-Burke... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Pro-painkiller echo chamber shaped policy amid drug epidemicthe most widely prescribed medications in the U.S., but pharmaceutical companie
Pro-painkiller echo chamber shaped policy amid drug epidemic
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
the most widely prescribed medications in the U.S., but pharmaceutical companies and allied groups have a multitude of legislative interests beyond those drugs. From 2006 through 2015, participants in the Pain Care Forum spent over $740 million... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How House of Reps May Resolve Budget ScandalFestus Owete in this analysis examines how the House of Representatives may app
How House of Reps May Resolve Budget Scandal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Festus Owete in this analysis examines how the House of Representatives may approach the allegation of budget padding upon resumption on Tuesday. One issue that is certain to feature prominently as the House of Representatives reconvenes from its... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
Vote no on prescription drug measurea similar law. The simplest way to do that would be to negotiate higher prices
Vote no on prescription drug measure
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted 5 days ago
a similar law. The simplest way to do that would be to negotiate higher prices for veterans’ prescriptions drugs. A VA analysis concludes that Prop 61 could cost veterans $3.8 billion more every year. No wonder every significant veterans... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Rutherford, Bruderly and Koniz bios and questionnairesto serve his community at an early age. Beginning his law enforcement career as
Rutherford, Bruderly and Koniz bios and questionnaires
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
to serve his community at an early age. Beginning his law enforcement career as a patrolman at the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office in 1974, he rose through the ranks and gained more responsibilities and leadership experience, especially when John... Read more
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Philly.com
Politics of pain: Drugmakers fought state opioid limits amid crisisfor the pharmaceutical industry quietly mobilizing in increased numbers to quas
Politics of pain: Drugmakers fought state opioid limits amid crisis
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
for the pharmaceutical industry quietly mobilizing in increased numbers to quash the measure. They didn’t speak up in legislative hearings. “They were going individually talking to senators and representatives one-on-one,” Weiss-Burke... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Pro-Painkiller Echo Chamber Shaped Policy Amid Drug Epidemicthe most widely prescribed medications in the U.S., but pharmaceutical companie
Pro-Painkiller Echo Chamber Shaped Policy Amid Drug Epidemic
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 5 days ago
the most widely prescribed medications in the U.S., but pharmaceutical companies and allied groups have a multitude of legislative interests beyond those drugs. From 2006 through 2015, participants in the Pain Care Forum spent over $740 million... Read more
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NBC News
Here's How Drugmakers Fought State Opioid Limitsfor the pharmaceutical industry quietly mobilizing in increased numbers to quas
Here's How Drugmakers Fought State Opioid Limits
NBC News / Posted 5 days ago
for the pharmaceutical industry quietly mobilizing in increased numbers to quash the measure. They didn't speak up in legislative hearings. "They were going individually talking to senators and representatives one-on-one," Weiss-Burke... Read more
139 related stories
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Boston Herald
Pro-painkiller echo chamber shaped policy amid drug epidemicthe most widely prescribed medications in the U.S., but pharmaceutical companie
Pro-painkiller echo chamber shaped policy amid drug epidemic
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
the most widely prescribed medications in the U.S., but pharmaceutical companies and allied groups have a multitude of legislative interests beyond those drugs. From 2006 through 2015, participants in the Pain Care Forum spent over $740 million... Read more
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Philly.com
Investigation: Drugmakers derailed attempts to curb opioid epidemicthe most widely prescribed medications in the U.S., but pharmaceutical companie
Investigation: Drugmakers derailed attempts to curb opioid epidemic
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
the most widely prescribed medications in the U.S., but pharmaceutical companies and allied groups have a multitude of legislative interests beyond those drugs. From 2006 through 2015, participants in the Pain Care Forum spent over $740 million... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Pro-painkiller echo chamber shaped policy amid drug epidemicto the Food and Drug Administration, and currently CEO of Analgesic Solutions,
Pro-painkiller echo chamber shaped policy amid drug epidemic
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
to the Food and Drug Administration, and currently CEO of Analgesic Solutions, stands for a photograph at the company's offices in Natick, Mass., on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. In 2010, he traveled to Washington, D.C., to implore an FDA panel to... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Pro-painkiller echo chamber shaped policy amid drug epidemicthe most widely prescribed medications in the U.S., but pharmaceutical companie
Pro-painkiller echo chamber shaped policy amid drug epidemic
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 5 days ago
the most widely prescribed medications in the U.S., but pharmaceutical companies and allied groups have a multitude of legislative interests beyond those drugs. From 2006 through 2015, participants in the Pain Care Forum spent over $740 million... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Opioid lobby spends big on Tennessee politicswent to Tennessee state candidates and state political parties, and more than $
Opioid lobby spends big on Tennessee politics
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
went to Tennessee state candidates and state political parties, and more than $1 million went to those running for federal office. Since 2006, Tennessee legislators have introduced at least 41 bills that dealt with opioids, about half of which... Read more
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FOX Business
Pro-painkiller Echo Chamber Shaped Policy Amid Drug Epidemicthe most widely prescribed medications in the U.S., but pharmaceutical companie
Pro-painkiller Echo Chamber Shaped Policy Amid Drug Epidemic
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
the most widely prescribed medications in the U.S., but pharmaceutical companies and allied groups have a multitude of legislative interests beyond those drugs. From 2006 through 2015, participants in the Pain Care Forum spent over $740 million... Read more
139 related stories
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FOX Business
Pro-painkiller Echo Chamber Shaped Policy Amid Drug Epidemicthe most widely prescribed medications in the U.S., but pharmaceutical companie
Pro-painkiller Echo Chamber Shaped Policy Amid Drug Epidemic
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
the most widely prescribed medications in the U.S., but pharmaceutical companies and allied groups have a multitude of legislative interests beyond those drugs. From 2006 through 2015, participants in the Pain Care Forum spent over $740 million... Read more
139 related stories
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Daily Herald
Pro-painkiller echo chamber shaped policy amid drug epidemicthe most widely prescribed medications in the U.S., but pharmaceutical companie
Pro-painkiller echo chamber shaped policy amid drug epidemic
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
the most widely prescribed medications in the U.S., but pharmaceutical companies and allied groups have a multitude of legislative interests beyond those drugs. From 2006 through 2015, participants in the Pain Care Forum spent over $740 million... Read more
139 related stories
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The Herald News
Pro-painkiller echo chamber shaped policy amid drug epidemicthe most widely prescribed medications in the U.S., but pharmaceutical companie
Pro-painkiller echo chamber shaped policy amid drug epidemic
The Herald News / Posted 6 days ago
the most widely prescribed medications in the U.S., but pharmaceutical companies and allied groups have a multitude of legislative interests beyond those drugs. From 2006 through 2015, participants in the Pain Care Forum spent over $740 million... Read more
139 related stories
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The Register
UK.gov oughta get its data-sharing house in order before Digital Economy Bill plansAnalysis The government has a funny notion of how to tackle failure. When it co
UK.gov oughta get its data-sharing house in order before Digital Economy Bill plans
The Register / Posted 6 days ago
Analysis The government has a funny notion of how to tackle failure. When it comes to contracts, suppliers that have routinely messed up are handed more deals. When it comes to policy, approaches that have proved unsuccessful get dusted off and... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Drugmakers fought state opioid limits amid crisisfor the pharmaceutical industry quietly mobilizing in increased numbers to quas
Drugmakers fought state opioid limits amid crisis
Rutland Herald / Posted 6 days ago
for the pharmaceutical industry quietly mobilizing in increased numbers to quash the measure. They didn�t speak up in legislative hearings. �They were going individually talking to senators and representatives one-on-one,� Weiss-Burke... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Pro-painkiller group shaped policy amid drug epidemicthe most widely prescribed medications in the U.S., but pharmaceutical companie
Pro-painkiller group shaped policy amid drug epidemic
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
the most widely prescribed medications in the U.S., but pharmaceutical companies and allied groups have a multitude of legislative interests beyond those drugs. From 2006 through 2015, participants in the Pain Care Forum spent over $740 million... Read more
139 related stories
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Berkshire Eagle
Rep. Neal says drug companies' donations haven't swayed his attention to opioid abuse>> While touring Pittsfield's addiction treatment facilities in July, Rep
Rep. Neal says drug companies' donations haven't swayed his attention to opioid abuse
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 6 days ago
>> While touring Pittsfield's addiction treatment facilities in July, Rep. Richard Neal told the story of a police officer who became addicted to prescription pain medication before eventually turning to heroin. But since 2006, Neal has... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Wyoming sees scant drug company lobbying on pain medicinehave spent millions nationwide over the last decade lobbying to make it easier
Wyoming sees scant drug company lobbying on pain medicine
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 6 days ago
have spent millions nationwide over the last decade lobbying to make it easier for patients to get pain medication. An analysis by The Associated Press and the Center for Public Integrity finds that pharmaceutical interests have contributed... Read more
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Boston Herald
Drugmakers fought state opioid limits amid crisisfor the pharmaceutical industry quietly mobilizing in increased numbers to quas
Drugmakers fought state opioid limits amid crisis
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
for the pharmaceutical industry quietly mobilizing in increased numbers to quash the measure. They didn't speak up in legislative hearings. "They were going individually talking to senators and representatives one-on-one," Weiss-Burke... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Backfiredburn the midnight oil just to survive. Don’t be fooled by the news you hear or
Backfired
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
burn the midnight oil just to survive. Don’t be fooled by the news you hear or read. Everyone wants to share his take and analysis of this episodic thriller. Even foreign media has written erroneous news and have bannered faulty headlines without... Read more
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Daily Herald
Drugmakers fought state opioid limits amid crisisfor the pharmaceutical industry quietly mobilizing in increased numbers to quas
Drugmakers fought state opioid limits amid crisis
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
for the pharmaceutical industry quietly mobilizing in increased numbers to quash the measure. They didn't speak up in legislative hearings. "They were going individually talking to senators and representatives one-on-one," Weiss-Burke... Read more
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ABC News
Drugmakers Fought State Opioid Limits Amid Crisisfor the pharmaceutical industry quietly mobilizing in increased numbers to quas
Drugmakers Fought State Opioid Limits Amid Crisis
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
for the pharmaceutical industry quietly mobilizing in increased numbers to quash the measure. They didn't speak up in legislative hearings. "They were going individually talking to senators and representatives one-on-one," Weiss-Burke... Read more
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The Columbian
Pharma lobbying held deep influence over policies on opioidsfor the pharmaceutical industry quietly mobilizing in increased numbers to quas
Pharma lobbying held deep influence over policies on opioids
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
for the pharmaceutical industry quietly mobilizing in increased numbers to quash the measure. They didn’t speak up in legislative hearings. “They were going individually talking to senators and representatives one-on-one,” Weiss-Burke... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Drugmakers fought state opioid limits amid crisispharmaceutical industry quietly mobilizing in increased numbers to quash the me
Drugmakers fought state opioid limits amid crisis
Lowell Sun / Posted 7 days ago
pharmaceutical industry quietly mobilizing in increased numbers to quash the measure. AdvertisementThey didn't speak up in legislative hearings. "They were going individually talking to senators and representatives one-on-one," Weiss-Burke said.... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Pain care lobby gave $3.5M in Ohio as opioid deaths climbedmillion was directed at candidates of both parties, including governors, attorn
Pain care lobby gave $3.5M in Ohio as opioid deaths climbed
The Toledo Blade / Posted 7 days ago
million was directed at candidates of both parties, including governors, attorneys general, Ohio Supreme Court justices and legislative leaders, and committee chairs in power positions over Ohio health law. Republican Party committees received about... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Drugmakers fought state opioid limits amid crisisfor the pharmaceutical industry quietly mobilizing in increased numbers to quas
Drugmakers fought state opioid limits amid crisis
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
for the pharmaceutical industry quietly mobilizing in increased numbers to quash the measure. They didn’t speak up in legislative hearings. “They were going individually talking to senators and representatives one-on-one,” Weiss-Burke... Read more
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The Herald News
Drugmakers fought state opioid limits amid crisisfor the pharmaceutical industry quietly mobilizing in increased numbers to quas
Drugmakers fought state opioid limits amid crisis
The Herald News / Posted 7 days ago
for the pharmaceutical industry quietly mobilizing in increased numbers to quash the measure. They didn’t speak up in legislative hearings. “They were going individually talking to senators and representatives one-on-one,” Weiss-Burke... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Pain care lobby gave $3.5M in Ohio as opioid deaths climbedmillion was directed at candidates of both parties, including governors, attorn
Pain care lobby gave $3.5M in Ohio as opioid deaths climbed
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 7 days ago
million was directed at candidates of both parties, including governors, attorneys general, Ohio Supreme Court justices and legislative leaders, and committee chairs in power positions over Ohio health law. Republican Party committees received about... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Pain care lobby gave $3.5M in Ohio as opioid deaths climbedmillion was directed at candidates of both parties, including governors, attorn
Pain care lobby gave $3.5M in Ohio as opioid deaths climbed
The Marietta Times / Posted 7 days ago
million was directed at candidates of both parties, including governors, attorneys general, Ohio Supreme Court justices and legislative leaders, and committee chairs in power positions over Ohio health law. Republican Party committees received about... Read more
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