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ICYMI: PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EDITORIAL BOARD APPLAUDS EUGENE DEPASQAULE’S WORK TO HOLD CHARTER MANAGEMENT COMPANIES ACCOUNTABLE

Yesterday, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Editorial Board called on the state legislature to modify Pennsylvania’s Charter School Law, after a review of tax filings for Lincoln Learning Solutions (LLS), conducted by Eugene DePasquale. The review found that LLS, a charter management company that drew criticism after receiving over $100 million in taxpayer funds by Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School for “curriculum services” that were repeatedly …

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PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA ENDORSES EUGENE DEPASQUALE FOR CONGRESS

Today, Eugene DePasquale was one of a select amount of candidates nationally to receive the endorsement of President Barack Obama.  President Obama released the following statement upon the announcement: “I’m proud to endorse this diverse and hopeful collection of thoughtful, empathetic, and highly qualified Democrats. Together, these candidates will help us redeem our country’s promise by sticking up for working class people, …

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EUGENE DEPASQUALE APPLAUDS PASSAGE OF BILL TO BAN PHARMACY “GAG CLAUSES” & LOWER RX DRUG COSTS – SPURRED BY HIS 2019 AUDIT – VOWS TO CONTINUE FIGHT FOR CONSUMERS IN CONGRESS

Earlier this month, the Pennsylvania State Legislature passed legislation that would ban Pharmacy “Gag Clauses” imposed by benefit managers, that prohibit pharmacists from giving consumers advice on how to save on prescription drug costs.  The legislation was spurred by Eugene’s audit of Pharmacy Benefit Managers(PBM’s) and their practices, and is expected to lower drug costs for countless Pennsyvlanian’s across the state and here …

EUGENE DEPASQUALE APPLAUDS PASSAGE OF BILL TO BAN PHARMACY “GAG CLAUSES” & LOWER RX DRUG COSTS – SPURRED BY HIS 2019 AUDIT – VOWS TO CONTINUE FIGHT FOR CONSUMERS IN CONGRESS Read More »

EUGENE DEPASQUALE SIGNIFICANTLY OUTRAISES CONGRESSMAN SCOTT PERRY IN Q2 AND BEGINS GENERAL ELECTION WITH CASH ON HAND ADVANTAGE

At the close of 2nd Quarter filing, Eugene DePasquale leads incumbent Congressman Scott Perry in both amount raised and cash-on-hand advantage. From April 1st to June 30th, DePasquale raised $650,260 compared to Perry’s $469,375. Additionally, DePasquale now has more cash-on-hand than Perry, after accounting for outstanding debts, $985,014 to $903,444. An incumbent trailing a challenger in cash …

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EUGENE DEPASQUALE STATES SCIENCE, NOT POLITICS, SHOULD GUIDE DECISION ON SCHOOL REOPENING IN THE FALL

While communities across the country grapple with the decision of whether and how to reopen schools in the fall, politicians in Washington are increasingly politicizing the issue. As one local editorial stated, “Parents — not politicians — should decide if their children return to school during a pandemic.” Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania’s 10th Congressional District, Eugene …

EUGENE DEPASQUALE STATES SCIENCE, NOT POLITICS, SHOULD GUIDE DECISION ON SCHOOL REOPENING IN THE FALL Read More »

PENNSYLVANIA SMALL BUSINESSES STRUGGLE DURING ECONOMIC DOWNTURN, WHILE WELL-CONNECTED CORPORATIONS RECEIVE BILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN PPP LOANS

While Pennsylvania small businesses struggle through the economic downturn caused by Covid-19, Monday’s disclosure by the Small Business Administration revealed billions of dollars from the Paycheck Protection Program were received by large, well-connected corporations. One report highlighted that millions of dollars were sent to groups that directly lobby Congress, while others outlined that $10 billion was given to …

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SCOTT PERRY REMAINS SILENT AS GILEAD SETS PRICE OF LONE EMERGENCY CORONAVIRUS DRUG AT OVER THREE-THOUSAND DOLLARS PER TREATMENT AFTER RECEIVING SEVENTY-MILLION DOLLARS IN TAXPAYER MONEY FOR CLINICAL TRIALS

Yesterday, Gilead Sciences announced that Remdesivir, the lone drug approved for emergency coronavirus treatment by the FDA, will cost over $3,000 per five-day treatment, after receiving more than  $70 million dollars in taxpayer funds to facilitate clinical trials. The price has drawn widespread criticism from health experts, and generic manufacturers are selling identical treatments at roughly six-hundred …

SCOTT PERRY REMAINS SILENT AS GILEAD SETS PRICE OF LONE EMERGENCY CORONAVIRUS DRUG AT OVER THREE-THOUSAND DOLLARS PER TREATMENT AFTER RECEIVING SEVENTY-MILLION DOLLARS IN TAXPAYER MONEY FOR CLINICAL TRIALS Read More »

AS CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONS SPIKE ACROSS THE COUNTRY, SCOTT PERRY SEEKS TO ELIMINATE HEALTH CARE FOR 42,000 RESIDENTS IN PENNSYLVANIA 10

While Pennsylvania surpasses 83,000 cases of coronavirus and experiences some of the highest single-day death tolls in weeks, opening briefs were filed yesterday in a lawsuit, backed by Congressman Scott Perry, to overturn the Affordable Care Act. If the Perry-supported lawsuit is successful, it would strip health care away from 42,000 people in PA-10 in the midst of …

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SCOTT PERRY VOTES NO AGAINST BIPARTISAN BILL THAT WOULD BAN CHOKEHOLDS AND MAKE LYNCHING A FEDERAL CRIME

Scott Perry Voted No Even as a Bipartisan Majority in the House Passed the George Floyd Justice In Policing Act, and the Republican Controlled Pennsylvania State Senate Unanimously Passed a Ban on the Use of Chokeholds in the State. In a bi-partisan vote last night, the United States House of Representatives passed the George Floyd …

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EUGENE DEPASQUALE CALLS ON CONGRESS TO PASS REFORMS OUTLINED IN “THE JUSTICE IN POLICING ACT OF 2020”

Harrisburg, PA — With the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks, Tony McDade, and Ahmaud Arbery causing Americans to consider necessary steps to improve relations between local law enforcement and Black communities, and work to prevent the occurrence of future such tragedies, candidate for Pennsylvania’s 10th Congressional District, Eugene DePasquale called on Congress …

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