Break for biotech giant tacked onto fiscal cliff bill

  • Article by: ERIC LIPTON and KEVIN SACK , New York Times
  • Updated: January 19, 2013 - 10:47 PM

Buried deep in the bill is a provision ensuring higher prices for Amgen's dialysis drug for two more years.

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palsarJan. 19, 13 8:36 PM

"Supporters of the delay, primarily leaders of the Senate Finance Committee who have long benefited from Amgen's political largesse..." -- Nice, this committee is chaired by Max Baucus (D). I thought it was only the GOP that was in bed with the drug makers?

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pitythefoolsJan. 20, 13 8:58 AM

This demonstrates exactly why Congress has the lowest approval rating ever.

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luzhishenJan. 20, 13 9:13 AM

Max Baucus is the reason this Democrat will never give to any party-wide fundraisers - he was the guy responsible for a lot of the delays in the "Obamacare" bill. Hatch's relationship with quack dietary supplement firms has long been known. In short, two who need to go.

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formergopJan. 20, 13 9:35 AM

WE have pure scum leading our country. Time to put some of them in jail.

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tooty123Jan. 20, 1311:18 PM

If this was the ONLY corporation give away! Look up the fiscal cliff corporate give away. They made sure their subsidies and off shoring of taxes were not gone. Who really runs the country---large corporations. Rum makers in get breaks!

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