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Morelle proposes bill to lower prescription drug costs

Congressman Joe Morelle is trying to lower the cost of prescription drugs.

On Friday Morelle announced the Lower Drug Costs Now Act. The bill would provide relief for seniors and low-income Americans who struggle to afford the rising cost of life-saving medication.

According to a report from the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, the cost of diabetes medications in the 25th Congressional District is up to 21 times higher than the cost of the same drugs in Australia, averaging more than $450 per month.

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