Archive | State legislation

RSS feed for this section

Credit Where Credit Is Due: Kentucky Gov. Bevin Vetoes REAL ID Legislation


I’ve been hard on Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin over the last few weeks due to his initial support for a bill that would have set Kentucky on the path toward compliance with a national identification system known as REAL ID. Today I get to reverse course and give credit where credit is due. As Senate […]

Legislative Testimony: “Right to Try” Bill would Nullify in Practice Some FDA Restrictions on Terminal Patients

right to try

Following is testimony I offered before the Alaska Senate Health and Social Services Committee in support of “Right to Try” legislation. SB113 would bypass the FDA expanded access program and allow terminally ill patients to obtain experimental drugs from manufacturers without first obtaining FDA approval. This procedure directly conflicts with the federal expanded access program […]