CPA Applauds Brown, Baldwin Letter to USTR Tai Urging Support of U.S. PPE Production & to End Tariff Exclusions on Chinese PPE

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) for leading a letter to United States Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai requesting that 301 penalty duties be assessed to all imported finished state personal protective equipment (PPE) and key raw material inputs, including single-use…

Generic Drug Shortages and How a Race to the Bottom in Price has Upended 30 years of Hatch-Waxman

CPA’s report, titled “Generic Drug Shortages and How a Race to the Bottom in Price has Upended 30 years of Hatch-Waxman,” details how a loophole in the Hatch-Waxman Act has led to generic drug shortages in the U.S., offshoring of America’s domestic production of generic pharmaceuticals to China and India, and price gouging by foreign…

New CPA Report Documents How Hatch-Waxman Act Loophole Led to Offshoring of Generics Production, Price Gouging, and Shortages

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a new academic report that details how a loophole in the Hatch-Waxman Act has led to generic drug shortages in the U.S., offshoring of America’s domestic production of generic pharmaceuticals to China and India, and price gouging by foreign companies in the U.S. The…

‘Made in America’ Pandemic Preparedness Act Passes Committee Unanimously. Now What?

Both houses of Congress have bills that have passed committees, easily, in regard to building domestic supply of personal protective equipment for medical staff. These bills need to hit the floor so President Biden can sign them. But, more importantly, Buy American provisions face serious WTO risk, making all of this action moot.