Opioids

There is no argument that the rise in opioid abuse needs to be addressed. Each party has a plan they back.
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Senator Amy Klobuchar received from National Beer Wholesalers Assn: $25k, American Assn for Justice: $20k, American Federation of Teachers: $5k, plus $17k from others on Opioids
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Andrew Yang received from Greater New York Hospital Assn: $25 on Opioids
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Senator Amy Klobuchar received from National Beer Wholesalers Assn: $25k, American Assn for Justice: $20k, American Federation of Teachers: $5k, plus $17k from others on Opioids
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Rep. Karen Bass received from American Federation of Teachers: $10k, American Assn for Justice: $7.5k, American Medical Assn: $3k, plus $7k from others on Opioids
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Rep. Karen Bass is on the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations
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FOR Republicans

The republican platform supports the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, which focuses on the frontlines battling opioid abuse. Examples include drug awareness, limiting prescriptions, and making the reversal drug Naloxone readily available to first responders. source

FOR Democrats

The democratic platform supports the CARE act, which focuses on regulating the systems that make opioids available. It would fund $100 billion over ten years to battle the opioid crisis. They also support penalties on companies that contribute to the rising problem and harsher restrictions on opioid prescriptions. source

LOBBYIST:

  • Company
  • Nathanson+Hauck
  • National Beer Wholesalers Assn
  • American Assn for Justice
  • American Federation of Teachers
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • Amgen Inc
  • Pfizer Inc
  • American College of Emergency Physicians
  • American Academy of Dermatology Assn
  • American Medical Assn