Schumer: Senate will vote again on $35 insulin cap after GOP blocked it

Schumer: Senate will vote again on  insulin cap after GOP blocked it

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (DN.Y.) said Monday night that he is going to bring a $35 cap on patients’ insulin costs back up for a vote this fall after Republicans blocked it over the weekend. “They blocked a $35 price for insulin for non-Medicare people,” Schumer said on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Show. “We’re going … Read more

Senate Democrats look to add insulin measures to Schumer-Manchin deal

Senate Democrats look to add insulin measures to Schumer-Manchin deal

Senate Democrats are looking at ways to add provisions to lower the cost of insulin into their economic package, according to a Democratic source familiar with the talks. The move to include insulin measures in the party-line package, which is set to get a vote as soon as next week, comes as a separate bipartisan … Read more

House votes to restore abortion rights, Senate odds dim

House votes to restore abortion rights, Senate odds dim

By FARNOUSH AMIRI and MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) – The House has voted to restore abortion rights nationwide in Democrats’ first legislative response to the Supreme Court’s landmark decision overturning Roe v. Wade. The bill has little chance of becoming law, with the necessary support lacking in the 50-50 Senate. Yet voting marks the … Read more

Sweden ends neutrality, joins Finland in seeking NATO berth

Sweden ends neutrality, joins Finland in seeking NATO berth

STOCKHOLM – Sweden’s prime minister announced Monday that Sweden will join Finland in seeking NATO membership in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The historic shift, which comes after more than 200 years of military nonalignment in the Nordic country, is likely to upset Russian President Vladimir Putin. “We will inform NATO that we … Read more

House to vote Thursday on bill to cap cost of insulin

House to vote Thursday on bill to cap cost of insulin

The House is expected to vote Thursday on legislation aimed at capping the price of insulin, Majority Leader Steny HoyerSteny Hamilton HoyerLawmakers warn US could lose EV, AV race Health Care – Biden budget preps for next pandemic This week: House set to vote on marijuana legalization bill MORE (D-Md.) Announced. Hoyer told reporters on … Read more

Health Care – Second booster shots get the go-ahead

Health Care – Second booster shots get the go-ahead

Welcome to Tuesday’s Overnight Health Care, where we’re following the latest moves on policy and news affecting your health. Subscribe here and view the full edition here. Ghana will be heading to the World Cup for the first time since 2014 after a draw with Nigeria at the FIFA World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday, earning … Read more

Shaheen says she has ‘agreement in principle’ with Collins on bill to lower insulin costs

Shaheen says she has ‘agreement in principle’ with Collins on bill to lower insulin costs

Late. Jeanne ShaheenCynthia (Jeanne) Jeanne ShaheenHealth Care – Schumer searches for path forward on COVID-19 aid Schumer says he supports bipartisan talks on bill to lower insulin costs Arizona Democrat tests positive for COVID-19 MORE (DN.H.) said Tuesday that she has an “agreement in principle” with Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsRomney planning ‘a much deeper … Read more

Health Care – Schumer searches for path forward on COVID-19 aid

Health Care – Schumer searches for path forward on COVID-19 aid

Welcome to Tuesday’s Overnight Health Care, where we’re following the latest moves on policy and news affecting your health. Subscribe here. New York and New Jersey are locked in a legal battle over the fate of a commission originally intended to fight …. the mafia. Today we’ll look at Senate Democratic leaders working with some … Read more