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2015 BIO Legislative Day Fly-In

April 15, 2015
More than 300 biotechnology industry representatives from over 40 states, representing hundreds of thousands of American workers, participated in hundreds of meetings with Members of the House and Senate during the BIO Legislative Day Fly-In. Participants discussed issues critical to the biotechnology industry including, drug development, discovery and delivery reforms, targeting abuses of the U.S. patent system while protecting innovation, providing adequate reimbursement for vital therapies under Medicare, FDA funding, tax policy, support for science-based GMO food labeling solutions and capital formation issues relevant to biotechnology companies.

BIO also honored Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), Representative John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA), and Representative Leonard Lance (R-NJ) as a Legislators of the Year for 2015. They received awards in conjunction with BIO’s Legislative Day Fly-In.