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Trump signs COVID-19 relief and spending bill

Trump signs COVID-19 relief and spending bill

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Sunday signed into law a $2.3 trillion pandemic aid and spending package, restoring unemployment benefits to millions of Americans and averting a federal government shutdown. Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi welcomed Trump’s signing as a “downpayment on what is needed” saying: “Now, the president must immediately call on congressional

Retailers meet at the White House to accelerate COVID-19 testing

Retailers meet at the White House to accelerate COVID-19 testing

 Entrenched assumptions about the role of community pharmacy are being uprooted by the COVID-19 crisis, and leaders of five of the nation’s largest retailers accelerated the process earlier this week during a meeting with President Trump and the Coronavirus Task Force at the White House. The executives were there to lend support to the public-private

Coalition commends delay on tariff increase

Coalition commends delay on tariff increase

ARLINGTON, Va. — Americans for Free Trade, a broad coalition united against tariffs, of which NACDS is a member, sent a letter this week to President Trump commending the administration for making progress on trade negotiations and recognizing the negative impact of tariffs on American businesses by avoiding a tariff hike on March 2. The coalition emphasized

NACDS participates in signing of “gag clause” bills

NACDS participates in signing of “gag clause” bills

ARLINGTON, Va. – At the invitation of the White House, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) today participated with President Trump in the signing ceremony for the Patient Right to Know Prices Act (S. 2554) and the Know the Lowest Price Act (S. 2553). Representing NACDS at the ceremony were NACDS vice chairman

Health care bill collapses in the Senate

Health care bill collapses in the Senate

WASHINGTON — Senate GOP leaders have once again failed in their efforts to dismantle and simultaneously replace much of the Affordable Care Act, after the defections of two more Republican senators left the party short of the votes needed to pass President Trump’s top legislative priority for his first seven months in office. Two more

Lack of support sinks vote on Obamacare repeal

Lack of support sinks vote on Obamacare repeal

WASHINGTON — Republicans remained divided on a replacement for Obamacare late last month, as a House vote on the replacement American Health Care Act was aborted due to lack of support for the bill. House leaders pulled back the legislation despite a vow from President Trump to leave Obama’s signature law in place if Congress