Tell Congress to stop Rx greed and cut prescription drug prices now! Here's how you can help.

Help AARP Illinois Stop Greed Cut Drug Prices Now

Posted on 08/21/19

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Hey Illinois:

Help us show policymakers that prescription drug costs have gotten way too high. We are sending a message today in a BIG way. We are live on WVON with Perri Small, who is broadcasting next to a GIANT CALCULATOR tabulating how much Illinois residents spend on their prescriptions. We also have calculators collecting numbers at the Thompson Center in Chicago's Loop, and the Senior Lifestyle Expo in Oak Brook Terrace. Stop by, or comment here with how much you spend monthly on your household's prescription drugs. We will add the numbers to the giant calculator.

Illinois State Director Bob Gallo speaks with WVON's Perri Small at the National Academy For State Health Policy Conference in Chicago.

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A few photos from the NAHSP Conference showcasing our Giant Calculator.

Matt McGill, Afternoon Host at WVON-AM Radio in Chicago wanted to thank AARP Illinois for bringing the issue of Prescription Drug Price Gouging to their listeners. Matt spent the afternoon at the Thompson Center and learned firsthand how this topic impacts everyone.

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See some photos from the AARP Illinois Staff and Volunteers canvasing outside the Thompson Center.

This story is provided by AARP Illinois. Visit the AARP Illinois page for more news, events, and programs affecting retirement, health care, and more.

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