Schrader’s new lobbying employer works for numerous drug companies like Pfizer and Sanofi, plus industry trade association PhRMA.
The pharmaceutical giant spent big bucks amid key international negotiations last year to protect record earnings.
As a consumer protection subcommittee chairman, Blumenthal has focused on the role pharmaceutical benefit managers play in driving up the cost of drugs.
PhRMA-funded groups the National Hispanic Council on Aging and the National Minority Quality Forum say most voters of color do not support the Democrats' drug pricing reform proposal.
A group of Republican senators sought to block U.S. support for an IP waiver for Covid-19 vaccines, a proposal that is strongly opposed by the pharmaceutical industry.
Days before the House voted on the Build Back Better Act, Center Forward hosted dozens of congressional staffers to discuss policy issues with lobbyists.
Leaders of a centrist advocacy group with funding from the pharmaceutical industry founded outlet The Well News and have editorial input on its promoted posts.