Union-Retiree Group to Launch Campaign Targeting Drug Costs
Wall Street Journal (05/21/01) Vol. 105, No. 20 p.B7; Holcomb, Henry J.

A coalition of retired union members in the Alliance for Retired Americans and the Citizens for Better Medicare (CBM) are planning events and lobbying during the congressional recess at the end of the month to bring about debate on the increasing costs of prescription drugs. The groups hope to counteract the pharmaceutical companies' campaign with grass-roots mobilization through events and direct-mail campaigns, says CBM Spokesperson Rachel Milet.

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