The Super Congress Debt Killing Super Committee fell flat on its legislative rump this week, to the shock of two people living in Dubai. Absent legislative action, the federal budget is now staring down the barrel of significant automatic cuts in both domestic and military spending. Cue the hand-wringing.
After a short hiatus, Triad Strategies is back with another installment of Meet Team Triad! Today we have an exclusive video interview with Triad Senior Associate Yvonne Roberts, who serves as the director of Triad’s Philadelphia office.
Congress has apparently decided that, at least inside our public school cafeterias, pizza is now a vegetable. Now if they could just declare cheeseburgers and fries to be dairy foods, we’d have a pretty balanced diet here at Team Triad.
A Guest Post by Rick Kelly, Director of Crisis Communications for Triad Strategies
First, a disclaimer: what you’re about to read is not about a defense strategy in a court of law. Rather, it’s about the court of public opinion, and how one should or should not navigate that venue.
The United States Marine Corps turned 236 years young this week. Don’t let the advanced age fool you; they can still kick your tail. Triad would like to send all of our men and women in uniform, past and present, a heartfelt “thank you” on this Veterans Day.
A guest post by Rick Kelly, Director of Crisis Communications for Triad Strategies, LLC
My friend Jason, a Penn State alum and football season-ticket holder, is conflicted. Barely a week after the devastating news broke of the indictments of a former PSU football coach for 40 counts of sexual assault, and of two university officials for perjury before a grand jury investigating the alleged assaults, the Lions are hosting Nebraska in one of Penn State’s most important games of the season.
Triad Strategies was on hand in Washington D.C. last week as consumers, pharmacists and health care professionals joined with Congressman Tom Marino to urge the Federal Trade Commission to reject the proposed mega-merger of Medco and Express Scripts, two of the nation’s largest pharmacy benefit management companies.
So yeah, we got quite a bit of snow at Triad World Headquarters last Saturday, but we count ourselves among the lucky who never lost power. Over 200,000 PA residents weren’t so lucky, and some have still not seen their juice restored. Thus far in 2011: earthquake, hurricane, floods, October snowstorm. What’s the over/under on the skies raining sulfur by December?
Local Members Of Preserve Community Pharmacy Access Now! Ask FTC, Congress To Support Patient Care
Local consumers, pharmacists and healthcare professionals gathered in Washington, D.C. today with the Preserve Community Pharmacy Access NOW! (PCPAN) coalition, where they participated in a press conference outside of the U.S. Capitol to urge Congress and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to support patient care and oppose the planned merger between Express Scripts Inc. and Medco Health Solutions Inc, two of the nation’s largest pharmacy benefits management (PBM) companies.
In the aftermath of yesterday’s Legislative Reapportionment Commission preliminary approval of the new maps for 2012, and after reading all the statewide coverage surrounding the issue, there are two things about the process that jumped out at us.