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Two Governors Say More Federal Funding Needed To Fight Opioid Crisis

March 08, 2018
The governors of Maryland and Oregon told members of the Senate health committee Thursday (March 8) that more federal money, beyond the $6 billion that Congress authorized last month, would allow states to better fight the opioid crisis. “We need more federal funding,” Gov. Larry Hogan (R-MD) told senators at a hearing on state efforts to tackle the opioid crisis. “Not to say that $6 billion is not a lot of money -- it is, to the taxpayers. But...


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