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August 16, 1993 | DAVID R. OLMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Pharmaceutical, electronics and other companies that for years have enjoyed multibillion-dollar tax breaks for bringing business to Puerto Rico will lose many of those incentives under the budget bill signed into law by President Clinton last week. Already, a few companies in California and elsewhere are saying that the tax change could force them to shrink Puerto Rican operations and curb expansion on the island.
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BUSINESS
August 16, 1993 | DAVID R. OLMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Pharmaceutical, electronics and other companies that for years have enjoyed multibillion-dollar tax breaks for bringing business to Puerto Rico will lose many of those incentives under the budget bill signed into law by President Clinton last week. Already, a few companies in California and elsewhere are saying that the tax change could force them to shrink Puerto Rican operations and curb expansion on the island.
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February 4, 1993 | CONSTANCE SOMMER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Leaders of a Senate panel called for more federal regulation of drug prices Wednesday, citing a report that claimed the pharmaceutical industry had increased prices for the most frequently used prescription drugs last year by as much as five times the rate of inflation. "Greed has become excessive," said Sen. David Pryor (D-Ark.), chairman of the Senate Special Committee on Aging. "It's unadulterated and there's a lot of it."
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