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Drug Industry Tries to Slip $4 Billion Windfall Into Opioid Bill
• September 24, 2018 12:00 PM
Robert Pear, The New York Times
WASHINGTON — Drug companies usually get what they want in public-policy battles on Capitol Hill, but a move by the pharmaceutical industry to grab $4 billion from the federal Treasury in a bill that is supposed to address the nation’s deadly opioid epidemic is meeting fierce resistance.
Student Loan Watchdog Quits, Saying Trump Administration Is Harming Students
• August 27, 2018 12:00 PM
Stacy Cowley, The New York Times
A top federal official in charge of handling complaints about student loans stepped down on Monday, blasting the Trump administration for protecting predatory lenders at the expense of borrowers.