Latest Pharmaceutical manufacturing News

President Donald Trump delivers the opening remarks at the World Economic Forum, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Davos. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Trump in Davos: Talking up economy, brushing off impeachment

Jan. 21, 2020 5:38 PM EST

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — President Donald Trump looked past the impeachment drama unfolding in Washington on Tuesday, turning his speech at an economic forum in the Swiss Alps into an unabashed sales pitch for the “blue-collar boom” in the U.S. economy that he says took place on his watch....

New Hampshire considers importing Canadian drugs

Jan. 21, 2020 4:22 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A proposal to import prescription drugs from Canada to New Hampshire attracted bipartisan support at the Statehouse on Tuesday, winning praise from both the Democrat sponsoring the bill and the Republican he wants to replace in the corner office. Sen. Dan Feltes, D-Concord, told the...

Lilly to build North Carolina plant, create over 460 jobs

Jan. 21, 2020 2:58 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly & Co. will build a new manufacturing facility in North Carolina, generating over 460 new jobs, officials announced on Tuesday. Gov. Roy Cooper and company CEO David Ricks spoke at a news conference to unveil the $470 million investment in the Durham...

House passes bill that could lower prescription drug costs

Jan. 21, 2020 12:28 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Prescription drugs in West Virginia could soon become less expensive under a bill passed in the House of Delegates on Tuesday. Lawmakers in the GOP-controlled chamber unanimously approved a measure that would give consumers any drug manufacturer rebates that are normally sent to...

French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech as he visits a plant of British-Swedish pharmaceutical group Astrazeneca in Dunkirk, northern France, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting 180 international business leaders later today at the Palace of Versailles in a bid to promote France's economic attractiveness despite over six weeks of crippling strikes over his government's planned pension changes.(Denis Charlet/Pool Photo via AP)

France's Macron tells global CEOs: we're open for business

Jan. 20, 2020 10:01 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — France's president is taking on the role of salesman in chief for his strike-battered country. Emmanuel Macron used the splendor of the Palace of Versailles to woo international business leaders on Monday, insisting that his reforms are attracting investors despite six weeks of crippling...

Capitol Watch: Money flows into parties as 2020 fights near

Jan. 18, 2020 9:20 AM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Health care interests are giving hundreds of thousands of dollars to political parties as New York's Legislature gears up for fights over how to contain soaring Medicaid costs, state records show. The contributions are among others disclosed by politicians and political committees this...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Jan. 15, 2020 5:34 PM EST

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Pennsylvania's newspapers: Take wait, see approach on state budget Altoona Mirror Jan. 12 For the past two fiscal years, Pennsylvania taxpayers have had cause for cautious optimism about the Keystone State’s financial condition for the short and...

Highlights of California governor's second annual budget

Jan. 10, 2020 9:30 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom presented a $222 billion budget proposal to state lawmakers on Friday, setting off six months of hearings and negotiations before the Legislature must act by mid-June, in time for the new fiscal year that begins July 1. The state also will...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom gestures toward a chart showing the growth of the state's rainy day fund as he discusses his proposed 2020-2021 state budget during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Jan. 10, 2020.. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California budget plan aids teachers, those in US illegally

Jan. 10, 2020 8:54 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's governor revealed a spending plan on Friday that puts a new tax on vaping, gives $20,000 to teachers who commit to working in high-needs schools and gives taxpayer-funded health benefits to older adults living in the country illegally. Gov. Gavin Newsom's $222 billion...

Grubhub, Six Flags fall, Nektar, Infosys rise

Jan. 10, 2020 4:17 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Friday: Grubhub Inc., down $3.35 at $52.38. The meal delivery company denied reports that it was considering a plan to sell the company. Nektar Therapeutics, up $5.33 at $26.92. The pharmaceutical company is expanding a partnership with...