Health Bill Packed With ‘Goodies’ for Big Pharma

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Health Bill Packed With ‘Goodies’ for Big Pharma
Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., and Rep. Fred Upton (right), R-Mich., who have spearheaded the 21st Century Cures Act, speak after a 2015 House of Representatives vote in its favor. Congressional Quarterly/CQ-Roll Call, Inc./Getty Images

A bipartisan coalition of lawmakers is rushing to finalize a new healthcare law that would overhaul the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and earmark billions of dollars for medical research. The bill, called the 21st Century Cures Act, is also a huge win for lobbyists: 1,455 lobbyists,…