A member of NACDS’ advocacy base, former Senator Blanche Lincoln (D-AR), was honored with the Bryce Harlow Business Government Relations Award on April 27. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) praised Lincoln in his introductory comments, and the video tributes to her at the ceremony included congratulatory remarks from former President Bill Clinton, a fellow Arkansan.
The award is given annually to an advocacy leader, recognizing an exemplary career in government affairs.
The award is given annually to an advocacy leader in recognition of an exemplary career in government affairs. Lincoln served 16 years in Congress, where she cemented a reputation as a bipartisan national leader with significant healthcare expertise. She has been a consistent champion on pharmacy issues, including the Medicaid reimbursement issue.
Lincoln serves as founder and principal of Lincoln Policy Group, a government affairs consulting firm representing NACDS—along with the McGrath Group and the American Continental Group—providing a strong presence on Capitol Hill on the issues most important to NACDS members.