As Drug Price Hikes Outpace Inflation, Vaupel Proposes Transparency Commission

March 20, 2018

Originally published by MIRS 

The price of prescription drugs has increased so dramatically that they have produced a public outcry, such as when the EpiPen...

Legislation Introduced To Reform Michigan's Mental Health Care System

March 1, 2018

Originally published by WHMI 93.5 FM.

New legislation introduced by a mental health task force co-chaired by a local lawmaker. 


On Drug Pricing, States Step In Where Washington Fails

March 1, 2018

Originally posted by The New York Times.

President Trump continues to vent about high drug prices, most recently in his State of the Union...

Opioid Misuse in Rural America

March 1, 2018

Originally Published by the USDA.

The United States is experiencing an epidemic of drug overdose deaths.  In 2016, nearly 64,000 Americans died from a drug overdose. At 174...

How other states are fighting prescription drug costs

March 1, 2018

Originally published by Bridge Magazine.

As the Michigan Legislature cautiously considers measures aimed at cutting prescription drug prices, other states are aggressively enacting their...

Lansing provides sluggish response to Michigan’s rising drug prices

March 1, 2018

Originally published by Bridge Magazine.

Lansing resident Garrett Clinard could be the poster child for the...