The rising costs of prescription medications is a problem hitting many Missouri families. And what makes my blood boil is that in many cases there's no reasonable explanation for drug companies to create these hardships.
They're just being greedy.
I wanted to make sure you saw my new report that exposes drug companies for their actions, shining a spotlight on the fact that the prices for some of the most popular brand-name drugs are increasing at 10 times the cost of inflation. And while prescriptions for many of these drugs are dropping, drug companies have made billions more in profit.
Click HERE to read about my report in the St. Louis Post Dispatch.Throughout my time in Congress, I've seen that powerful change can come of exposing abuses like this. I won't let up until we hold pharmaceutical companies accountable, and I think bringing their actions to light—like I did in this report—will make a difference and spur my colleagues in Congress to act.