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Schumer Leaves Drug Pricing Off Fall Agenda

By John Wilkerson
September 6, 2019 at 5:23 PM
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer did not include drug pricing on his list of priorities for the fall, but the New York Democrat did include what the party says is a precursor to drug pricing legislation: legislation requiring that insurers cover people with preexisting conditions. Democrats said they would not agree to a floor debate on drug pricing until after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) agrees to allowing a vote on preexisting conditions legislation. Democrats also are tying a...


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