Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Markey Blocking Vote On FDA Nominee Until Agency Addresses Opioid Concerns

Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., the second lawmaker to place a hold on the nomination, says, "The FDA needs to commit to shift the way it approaches and evaluates addiction before I can support Dr. Califf's nomination." Elsewhere on Capitol Hill, Republicans are likely to use a new Congressional Budget Office analysis of booming health care costs to propose deep funding cuts. Also, lawmakers reschedule their hearing on drug prices.

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