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Missouri Arthritis Biosimilars Senate Bill

Breaking Advocacy News in Missouri – Senate Bill 875 Regarding Biosimilars has Been Signed Into Law!

Kyleigh O’Brien is an 11-year-old with juvenile arthritis and has testified in front of the Missouri legislature twice this year. Why does she do it?

She wants to be a voice for the estimated 300,000 children in the United States who live with arthritis. Kyleigh has advocated most recently for the passage of Missouri Senate Bill 875 (SB 875), which has now been signed into law by Governor Jay Nixon.
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Missouri Advocacy Step Therapy Arthritis

Step Therapy Bill Makes Huge Progress in Missouri Legislature with Help of Young Advocates

Update as of June, 2016: A huge victory has occurred in Missouri! House Bill 2029 has been signed by Governor Jay Nixon – thanks to the efforts of our amazing advocates! We are thrilled that Governor Nixon has signed HB 2029 into law. The Arthritis Foundation would like to thank all of the advocates who contacted their legislators and Governor Nixon. Continue reading Step Therapy Bill Makes Huge Progress in Missouri Legislature with Help of Young Advocates