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Rep. Howard statement on the dismissal of the legal challenge to Alec Smith Insulin Affordability Act

Monday, March 15, 2021

St. Paul, MN - Today, State Representative Michael Howard (DFL - Richfield), House author of the Alec Smith Insulin Affordability Act, released the following statement in response to the court dismissing the lawsuit brought on my Big Pharma against the safety net law:

“In the case of Minnesotans versus Big Pharma, Minnesotans have prevailed. Thank you to Attorney General Ellison for standing with Minnesotans in this fight to ensure no one in our state will ever again lose their life because they can’t afford the insulin they need to survive. Ultimately, this righteous victory illustrates the power of a mother’s love and band of mighty Minnesotans who never stopped fighting for justice in the name of Alec Smith.”