Speaker Profile

Marissa Barrera

Health Policy Advisor
U.S. Senate Budget Committee, Ranking Member Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)

Marissa Barrera is the health policy advisor for Senate Budget Committee Ranking Member Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). In addition to handling the health care portfolio for Democrats on the Budget Committee, she works on a number of health care issues for Senator Sanders. Notable legislation she's helped to craft includes Medicare for All, the Prescription Drug Price Relief Act, the Health Care Emergency Guarantee Act and, most recently, the Masks for All Act. In 2019, Marissa was named one of Business Insider's "34 DC Healthcare Power Players."

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