Oregon Democrat says drug prices are ‘out of control.’ As a state legislator, she tried to keep them that way.

Democrats Congressional hopeful Val Hoyle took thousands of dollars from Eli Lilly and then worked to protect his insulin patent. Val Hoyle (via Twitter) Collin Anderson • September 22, 2022 11:20 am As a state legislator, Oregon Democrat Val Hoyle received many donations from pharmaceutical companies during her eight years in office. But the money … Read more

Harris in Richmond on Saturday to push for reproductive rights | State and regional news

know about Harris in Richmond on Saturday to push for reproductive rights | State and regional news in details Vice President Kamala Harris will be in Richmond on Saturday for a roundtable with lawmakers on the fight for abortion rights after the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. No further details have been released … Read more

Biden’s history, abortion rights at the center of the battle CD2 | State and Regional

know about Biden’s history, abortion rights at the center of the battle CD2 | State and Regional in details The two candidates vying to represent the 2nd Congressional District are pleased to present voters with starkly different worldviews and priorities in the November general election. U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew, R-2nd, is running for his … Read more

Don’t leave men out of the abortion debate | Opinion

know about Don’t leave men out of the abortion debate | Opinion in details Recently, The Daily Item published a much-needed informative report on the current state of women’s ability to access medical care to terminate a pregnancy, a constitutional right since 1973. In the same issue, in this column, Mae-Ling Kranz, Executive Director of … Read more

One of these Texans could become the first openly LGBTQ and black state legislator

AUSTIN — Texas voters can elect the state’s first openly LGBTQ and black lawmaker this year. Venton Jones, Jolanda Jones and Christian “Manuel” Hayes are running for open Texas House seats in Dallas, Houston and Beaumont, respectively. All three are gay and would become the first openly LGBTQ and black state legislators if elected. Each … Read more