Campaign Updates

October 2, 2015 Fact Check

FACT CHECK: Kelly Ayotte’s Real Record of Putting Big Pharma Before New Hampshire Families

CONCORD – Kelly Ayotte has a long record of siding with corporate special interests such as big pharmaceutical companies while New Hampshire families and small businesses pay the price. Ayotte has voted against letting seniors get access to safe, inexpensive prescription drugs from Canada and against helping get more affordable generic drugs to the market sooner.

FACT: Big Pharma has donated nearly $200K to Ayotte’s campaigns.

FACT: Despite high prescription drug prices for seniors, Ayotte has sided with Big Pharma and refuses to support allowing Medicare to negotiate drug prices.

FACT: Ayotte has voted to re-open the Medicare Part D donut hole for prescription drugs, which would force seniors to pay more for their medications.

FACT: Ayotte has voted against letting seniors get access to safe, inexpensive prescription drugs from Canada, which would help lower drug costs. And she has voted against helping get more affordable generic drugs to the market sooner.