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Senate To Vote On Opioid Legislation Next Week

September 06, 2018
The Senate will vote on bipartisan opioid legislation sometime next week, a spokesperson for Sen. Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) office said Thursday (Sept. 6). Stakeholders and lawmakers have been anticipating the vote since the House passed its package of opioid legislation in June after a two-week-long series of votes on wide-ranging opioid-related measures. The Senate opioid package comprises legislation passed out of the Senate health, Finance, Judiciary and Commerce committees. If the Senate passes its package, lawmakers in the House and...


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