Pennsylvania continues fight against opioid epidemic

Pennsylvania continues fight against opioid epidemic

On January 10, 2018, Gov. Tom Wolf took what many saw as the dramatic step of issuing a statewide disaster declaration over the opioid epidemic currently gripping the commonwealth.

 

Since that time, Pennsylvania’s governmental entities—from the executive and legislative branches, all the way to local governments—are continuing to step up the fight against opioid abuse and overdose deaths.

Monday, January 29, 2018/Author: Jason Gottesman
VIDEO: House Bill 18 to be considered by full House as soon as next week

VIDEO: House Bill 18 to be considered by full House as soon as next week

Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh) introduced House Bill 18 which institutes a drug “formulary” for injured workers in the workers’ compensation system and could potentially help with the opioid crisis.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Lawmakers share new legislation to end illegal immigration in the Commonwealth

Lawmakers share new legislation to end illegal immigration in the Commonwealth

Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) joined other members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives where they announced the introduction of legislation that supporters say would help prevent illegal immigration in the Commonwealth.

Monday, March 13, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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