Posts Tagged 'senate'

Lopez McHugh Releases Statement on H.R. 985

Last night, the House Judiciary Committee voted a bill out of committee that if passed into law, would eviscerate Americans’ abilities to bring nearly every type of mass action currently available to them in the Court system. With the stroke of a pen, this new law would eliminate large groups of individuals’ legal rights to take action against corporate wrongdoing. This includes the enforcement of civil rights; as well as consumer, employee, and investor protections.

The Trump administration has already made ...

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Upcoming Senate Vote Takes Action On Overdose Epidemic

senate vote poised to take action on heroin epidemicMost medical professionals agree that opioid overdose and abuse in the United States has reached epidemic proportions. At the same time, the rate of heroin overdose being seen across the country has spiked to levels not seen for quite some time.

The two are not unrelated. In populations targeted for their likelihood of drug-seeking behavior, either out of addiction or the desire to sell those prescriptions on the black ...

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