Support

The Coalition for Safe and Innovative Medicine shares the goal of creating a safe and effective pathway for the creation of biosimilars with patient advocacy groups, economic development interests as well as bipartisan Congressional and Gubernatorial support.

See below for a list of letters of support from elected officials and groups throughout the country as well as the more than 100 co-sponsors of the Pathway for Biosimilars Act 2009.

Letters of Support

  • Governor Bill Ritter, Colorado (PDF)
  • Governor Martin O’Malley, Maryland (PDF)
  • Governor Deval L. Patrick, Massachusetts (PDF)
  • Governor M. Jodi Rell, Connecticut (PDF)
  • Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, California (PDF)
  • Governor Christine O. Gregoire, Washington (PDF)
  • Governor Rick Perry, Texas (PDF)
  • Governor Jon S. Corzine, New Jersey (PDF)
  • Governor Bobby Jindal, Louisiana (PDF)
  • Governor Edward Rendell, Pennsylvania (PDF)
  • Governors Patrick, Rell, Ritter, Markell, O’Malley, Perdue, Kulongoski,Carcieri, Fortuno, Gregoire (PDF)
  • Mayor John Hickenlooper, Denver- CO (PDF)
  • Mayor Michael Nutter, Philadelphia – PA (PDF)
  • Rep. Maria A. “Toni” Berrios, IL-39 (PDF)
  • Rep. Anna Eshoo, CA-14 (PDF)
  • United States Senate (PDF)
  • Congress of the United States (PDF)
  • Council of State Bioscience Associations (PDF)
  • ALS Association (PDF)
  • Third Way (PDF)
  • Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (PDF)
  • New Democrat Coalition (PDF)
  • National Health Council (PDF)
  • Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association (PDF)
  • BioCom & California Healthcare Institute (PDF)
  • Alliance for Aging Research (PDF)
  • American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (PDF)
  • The Alliance for Patient Access (PDF)
  • The AIDS Institute (PDF)
  • Alliance of Specialty Medicine (PDF)
  • BIO, Biotechnology Industry Organization (PDF)
  • California Healthcare Institute (PDF)
  • Independent Citizens’ Oversight Committee (PDF)
  • Council of State Biosciences Associations (PDF)
  • MdBio Division (PDF)
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (PDF)
  • Duke University Medical Center (PDF)
  • NCBio (PDF)
  • National Venture Capital Association (PDF)
  • RetireSafe (PDF)
  • American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (PDF)
  • ALS Association (PDF)
  • BIO Affiliates (PDF)
  • BIO, Biotechnology Industry Organization (PDF)
  • Alliance of Specialty Medicine (PDF)
  • Immune Deficiency Foundation (PDF)
  • National Health Council Letter on Evergreening (PDF)
  • National Health Council Letter on Exclusivity (PDF)
  • National Venture Capital Association (PDF)
  • California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (PDF)
  • RetireSafe(PDF)
  • Men’s Health Network (PDF)
  • Alliance for Aging Research (PDF)
  • Immune Deficiency Foundation (PDF)

Co-Sponsors

  • Rep. Anna Eshoo CA-14
  • Rep. Jay Inslee WA-1
  • Rep. Joe Barton TX-6
  • Rep. Gene Green TX-29
  • Rep. Tammy Baldwin WI-2
  • Rep. Mike J. Rogers MI-8
  • Rep. Mary Bono Mack CA-45
  • Rep. Baron P. Hill IN-9
  • Rep. Fred Upton MI-6
  • Rep. John Barrow GA-12
  • Rep. Joseph R. Pitts PA-16
  • Rep. Mike Thompson CA-1
  • Rep. Michael E. Capuano MA-8
  • Rep. Susan A. Davis CA-53
  • Rep. Brian P. Bilbray CA-50
  • Rep. David Dreier CA-26
  • Rep. Brad Ellsworth IN-8
  • Rep. James P. McGovern MA-3
  • Rep. Wally Herger CA-2
  • Rep. Charles W. Dent PA-15
  • Rep. Jim Gerlach PA-6
  • Rep. Timothy H. Bishop NY-1
  • Rep. Zoe Lofgren CA-16
  • Rep. Mike Pence IN-6
  • Rep. Mark E. Souder IN-3
  • Rep. Michael M. Honda CA-15
  • Rep. Ellen O. Tauscher CA-10
  • Rep. Steve Scalise LA-1
  • Rep. Edolphus Towns NY-10
  • Rep. Joseph Crowley NY-7
  • Rep. Darrell E. Issa CA-49
  • Rep. Patrick J. Murphy PA-8
  • Rep. Melissa L. Bean IL-8
  • Rep. William D. Delahunt MA-10
  • Rep. Adam Smith WA-9
  • Rep. Kevin McCarthy CA-22
  • Rep. Richard E. Neal MA-2
  • Rep. Stephen F. Lynch MA-9
  • Rep. Joe Donnelly IN-2
  • Rep. Ralph M. Hall TX-4
  • Rep. Leonard Lance NJ-7
  • Rep. Rush D. Holt NJ-12
  • Rep. Devin Nunes CA-21
  • Rep. Ron Kind WI-3
  • Rep. John Sullivan OK-1
  • Rep. Christopher P. Carney PA-10
  • Rep. Chaka Fattah PA-2
  • Rep. Tim Holden PA-17
  • Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. NJ-8
  • Rep. John B. Larson CT-1
  • Rep. Loretta Sanchez CA-47
  • Rep. Robert A. Brady PA-1
  • Rep. Joe Wilson SC-2
  • Rep. Thomas E. Petri WI-6
  • Rep. Andre Carson IN-7
  • Rep. Pete Sessions TX-32
  • Rep. Gregory W. Meeks NY-6
  • Rep. Steve Kagen WI-8
  • Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen FL-18
  • Rep. David E. Price NC-4
  • Rep. Thaddeus G. McCotter MI-11
  • Rep. Heath Shuler NC-11
  • Rep. Judy Biggert IL-13
  • Rep. Joe Courtney CT-2
  • Rep. Allyson Y. Schwartz PA-13
  • Rep. Michael E. McMahon NY-13
  • Rep. Ed Whitfield KY-1
  • Rep. Charlie Melancon LA-3
  • Rep. Suzanne M. Kosmas FL-24
  • Rep. Paul W. Hodes NH-2
  • Rep. Greg Walden OR-2
  • Rep. Randy Neugebauer TX-19
  • Rep. Jason Altmire PA-4
  • Rep. John H. Adler NJ-3
  • Rep. Chet Edwards TX-17
  • Rep. Sam Johnson TX-3
  • Rep. John P. Murtha PA-12
  • Rep. Anh “Joseph” Cao LA-2
  • Rep. Frank Kratovil, Jr. MD-1
  • Rep. Deborah L. Halvorson IL-11
  • Rep. Bill Cassidy LA-6
  • Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers WA-5
  • Rep. Charles A. Gonzalez TX-20
  • Rep. Sam Graves MO-6
  • Rep. David P. Roe TN-1
  • Rep. G. K. Butterfield NC-1
  • Rep. Tom Latham IA-4
  • Rep. Jim Matheson UT-2
  • Rep. Pedro R. Pierluisi PR
  • Rep. Rodney Alexander LA-5
  • Rep. Daniel E. Lungren CA-3
  • Rep. Christopher J. Lee NY-26
  • Rep. Jackie Speier CA-12
  • Rep. Allen Boyd FL-2
  • Rep. Betsy Markey CO-4
  • Rep. Michael H. Michaud ME-2
  • Rep. Alan Grayson FL-8
  • Rep. Patrick J. Tiberi OH-12
  • Rep. Scott Garrett NJ-5
  • Rep. Sam Farr CA-17
  • Rep. Danny K. Davis IL-7
  • Rep. Jerry Moran KS-1
  • Rep. Larry Kissell NC-8
  • Rep. Robert E. Latta OH-5
  • Rep. Eric J. J. Massa NY-29
  • Rep. Howard Coble NC-6
  • Rep. Aaron Schock IL-18
  • Rep. Adrian Smith NE-3
  • Rep. Steve Buyer IN-4
  • Rep. Joe Baca CA-43
  • Rep. Laura Richardson CA-37
  • Rep. Peter Roskam IL-6
  • Rep. Parker Griffith AL-5
  • Rep. Roscoe Bartlett MD-6
  • Rep. Brad Miller NC-13
  • Rep. Lynn Woolsey CA-6
  • Rep. Steve Austria OH-7
  • Rep. John Conyers MI-14
  • Rep. David Wu OR-1
  • Rep. Patrick Kennedy RI-1
  • Rep. Gerald Connolly VA-11
  • Rep. Maxine Waters CA-35
  • Rep. David Reichert WA-8
  • Rep. Patrick McHenry NC-10
  • Rep. Charles Boustany LA-7
  • Rep. Denny Rehberg MT
  • Rep. Jim Himes CT-4
  • Rep. Pete Olson TX-22
  • Rep. Ciro Rodriguez TX-23
  • Rep. Scott Murphy NY-20
  • Rep. John Tanner TN-8
  • Rep. Chris Murphy CT-5
  • Rep. Cliff Stearns FL-6
  • Rep. John Campbell CA-48
  • Rep. Zachary Space OH-18
  • Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger MD-2
  • Rep. Michael Conaway TX-11
  • Rep. Dan Burton IN-5
  • Rep. Paul Kanjorski PA-11
  • Rep. Martin Heinrich NM-1
  • Rep. Harry Teague NM-2
  • Rep. Gary Peters MI-9
  • Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer MO-9
  • Rep. James Moran VA-8