TRUMP’S MEDICARE PLAN WOULD BE TERRIBLE FOR HEALTHCARE

“First, do no harm.”

That’s the most basic and sacrosanct principle in all of medicine, and Department of Health & Human Services Secretary Alex Azar should take serious note of it before going ahead with a poorly drawn, “race to the bottom” plan to index Medicare Part –drug prices to countries with socialized health care, where government bureaucrats undervalue and tightly ration access to lifesaving drugs and treatments developed here in the United States.

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Ainsley Shea
TAPP in The Daily Caller

By: Sara Croom 

On Friday, the Colombian government announced it would issue a “public interest declaration” allowing their nation to forcefully set a lower price on Novartis’s lifesaving cancer drug Glivec. This move flies in face of the legal bind between private industry,...

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Ainsley Shea
TAPP Letter to Chairman Lee Terry and Ranking Member Jan Schakowsky

The Honorable Chairman Lee Terry and the Honorable Ranking Member Jan Schakowsky
Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade
Committee on Energy and Commerce
U.S. House of Representatives
2125 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Dear Chairman Terry and Ranking Member Schakowsky,

I write today on behalf of the Trade Alliance to Promote...

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Ainsley Shea
India Must Improve IP Laws, Enforcement to Seize on Tremendous Bollywood Opportunity

WASHINGTON -- As we negotiate bilateral and multilateral trade agreements around the globe, our top priority must be protecting the intellectual property rights of North American companies. This goes for patents for life-saving cancer medications as well as creative copyrights for movie productions. 

India is the latest example of the international erosion of intellectual property rights...

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TAPP applauds Chairman Terry in Omaha World-Herald

Terry trade work appreciated

U.S. Rep. Lee Terry deserves a great deal of credit for chairing last week’s hearing on Capitol Hill, “A Tangle of Trade Barriers: How India’s Industrial Policy Is Hurting U.S. Companies.” It was perhaps the most important public conversation to date concerning India’s recent, egregious intellectual property violations.

The United...

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A Responsibly Negotiated Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Will Lead to Re-Shored American Jobs

For Immediate Release
Friday, March 8, 2013
Contact Torin Kelly at 952-201-3483

The Trade Alliance to Promote Prosperity (TAPP), an advocate for global cooperation and economic development through free trade, urges global policymakers to take a closer look at the facts about re-shoring in America as opponents ramp up “off-shoring” rhetoric in reaction to the agreement between...

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