OPINION: drug firms say no to rebates, despite billions in new revenue from Part D

By Wendell Potter

Part D brought drug companies billions, but they say the sky is falling

Excerpts from this story referencing "Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America":

"… D. Bennett, senior vice president of communications and public affairs at Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), wrote within hours of the speech: “The President’s proposal …"

Drug lobby donation went to pro-Democratic nonprofit

By Michael Beckel

Half-million-dollar donation from PhRMA went to little-known group that backed Harry Reid.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America":

"… exchanges, the expansion of Medicaid and things that I don’t like.”The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) gave $500,000 to a nonprofit group called “Montana Growth,” as …"

Drug lobby gave $750,000 to pro-Hatch nonprofit in Utah's U.S. Senate race

By Michael Beckel

IRS records show drug lobby helped Utah senator, others.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America":

"… r Public Integrity show that the drug lobby’s main trade group, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), gave $750,000 in 2011 to Freedom Path, a nonprofit group that spe …"

Drug lobby gave $9.4 million to nonprofits that spent big on 2010 election

By Michael Beckel

Pharmaceutical lobby gave $9.4 million to five different politically active nonprofits in 2010

Excerpts from this story referencing "Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America":

"… analysis of documents filed with the Internal Revenue Service reveals.The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, better known as PhRMA, doled out $9.4 million to 501(c)(4) “social welf …"

A record year for the pharmaceutical lobby in '07

By M. Asif Ismail

Washington's largest lobby racks up another banner year on Capitol Hill

Excerpts from this story referencing "Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America":

"… percent of the total was spent by 40 companies and three trade groups: the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), the Biotechnology Industry Organization, and the Advanced Me …"

Spending on lobbying thrives

By M. Asif Ismail

Drug and health products industries invest $182 million to influence legislation

Excerpts from this story referencing "Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America":

"… lth Network, a women's health advocacy group.The drug industry trade group Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) spent more than $18 million on lobbying last year, more than any s …"

Drug makers' dime funds Congressional travel

By Robert Brodsky

Pharmaceutical companies, affiliated trade groups spent more than $600,000 on trips

Excerpts from this story referencing "Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America":

"… of travel.The drug industry's largest and most influential lobbying group, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), paid for 45 trips worth at least a combined $92,000. Nearly half …"

Surrogates for their agenda

By Alexander Cohen

How the drug industry uses non-profits to push its interests

Excerpts from this story referencing "Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America":

"… ublic opinion and government policies.According to its annual reports, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America—the main lobbying organization for the industry—organized "more than 8 …"

Exporting prices

By M. Asif Ismail

Drug makers' trade group makes the industry's priorities U.S. trade policy

Excerpts from this story referencing "Nicaragua":

"… involving the United States, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic, have incorporated the pharmaceutical companies …"

Prescription for power

By M. Asif Ismail

Drug makers' lobbying army ensures their legislative dominance

Excerpts from this story referencing "Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America":

"… rnment insidersLeading the industry's lobbying efforts was the trade group Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, the 10th* largest lobbying organization in the country. PhRMA alone spent …"

PhRMA's envoys

By M. Asif Ismail

Former ambassador lobbies Canadians on drug imports to U.S.

Excerpts from this story referencing "aide":

"… ss the northern borders, enlisted an ex-envoy to Canada and his former top aide to lobby the government with which they once conducted diplomacy.Gordon Gi …"

"… associated with my activities," said the Georgian, a one-time legislative aide to former Democratic Sen. Sam Nunn. That same day—Jan. 13, 2005—Giffin …"