Heartland Senior Fellow Merrill Matthews to Co-chair Washington, DC Prescription Drug Forum

Published February 19, 2004

CHICAGO, February 19, 2004–Heartland Institute Senior Fellow Merrill Matthews will co-host a forum entitled “The Rx Price Control Battle: A Prescription for Disaster” on February 24, 2004 from 12:00-2:00pm at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

Among those scheduled to participate in the event are Congressman Darryl Issa (R-CA) and Peter Pitts, Associate Commissioner of the Food & Drug Administration. To register for this forum, contact the hosts of the event, the Institute for Policy Innovation and the Pacific Research Institute, at 703-912-5742 or email [email protected].

For more information about Merrill Matthews or The Heartland Institute, contact Allen Fore, Heartland’s vice president – public affairs, at 312/377-4000, email [email protected], or visit Heartland’s Web site at http://www.heartland.org.