Conversation with U.S. Rep. Sylvia Garcia



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U.S. Rep. Sylvia Garcia provides information about legislative efforts to decrease drug costs.
Congresswoman Garcia is asked how constituents can help support these efforts.
Congresswoman Garcia answers a question about how long it could take for legislation to pass.


AARP Texas hosted this Access Live event to discuss congressional efforts to address lowering the price of prescription drugs. AARP Texas Director Tina Tran hosted the conversation with U.S. Rep. Sylvia Garcia, who discussed the rising cost of healthcare, the need to allow Medicare to negotiate prices, and the importance of access to generic drugs. The congresswoman also discussed current legislative efforts that have passed the House and currently awaiting a vote in the Senate related to this issue.