MI Legislature May Leave Life Saving Legislation on the Table

As the Michigan legislature wraps up its work for 2016, special interest organizations and lobbyists are pressed for time to get specific bills passed. In the case of the Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance, members are pushing for changes in access to chemotherapy drugs for all cancer patients. The legislation would cap the cost of chemo drugs in pill form. Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance spokesperson Michelle Shepard tells WDET’s Amy Miller that all but eight states have passed similar legislation.

 

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About the Author

Amy Miller

Producer, Detroit Today

Amy has been working in public and commercial radio for the last 30 yrs. She is an award winning reporter and news anchor, born and raised in Detroit.

amiller@wdet.org   Follow @wdetamy

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