Biden Taps State Senator Focused On Drug Pricing For HHS Position

By Amy Lotven / January 11, 2021 at 6:42 PM
Nevada state Sen. Yvanna Cancela (D) -- who shepherded the first-in-the-nation drug price transparency bill through the legislature in 2017 -- has resigned to take a new job with Biden’s HHS team, according to several reports. It is unclear what job Cancela will take on; Cancela and the transition team did not respond to queries by press time. “For the last five years, I have had the privilege of working with some of our state’s finest public servants and activists...

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