The Council’s Finance Committee held a subject matter hearing– but took no action– on an ordinance and resolution from committee chair Ald. Ed Burke (14) that seeks to curtail price gouging of prescription drugs by pharmaceutical companies.

The hearing is the latest in a series of subject matter hearings the committee has had on the issue of prescription drugs, whether in relation the the country’s ongoing opioid crisis or the burden drug costs have on seniors and the chronically ill.  

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