June 13, 2021
In an op-ed for Roll Call, Senator Portman, ranking member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, and Representative John Katko (R-NY), ranking member of the House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee, called on the Biden administration to address the ongoing surge in illicit narcotics, like fentanyl, coming across the southern border and into the United States resulting in an increase of overdose deaths.
June 8, 2021
PARKERSBURG — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey visited the Judge Black Annex on Monday to contribute to a roundtable discussion with local law enforcement officials pertaining to the opioid epidemic.
June 11, 2021
Despite years of lip service from the federal government about the importance of fighting the opioid epidemic that has ravaged not just West Virginia but populations across the country, little effort has been put toward making a real difference.
April 1, 2021
The Biden administration released its first set of drug policy priorities Thursday after overdose deaths hit record numbers during the pandemic.
March 31, 2021
Welcome to The Daily 202 newsletter! Today, we talk with Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine about how the pandemic has worsened his state’s opioid crisis.
March 15, 2021
DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) -- Rep. Mike Turner (R-Dayton) led a roundtable discussion Monday morning on the effects the opioid crisis has had on the Dayton community.
March 1, 2021
For a second time, state Rep. Gayle Manning’s (R-North Ridgeville) legislation that addresses the shortage of chemical dependency counselors in Ohio, the profession that helps individuals at addiction treatment centers, has passed within the Ohio House.