September 23, 2016 | Addiction Policy Forum

"More than 100 groups call on Senate Approps leaders to fund CARA. The coalition includes organizations focused on prevention, prosecution and recovery. They're hoping lawmakers will at least provide a portion of the $1.1 billion requested by the White House to fight opioid abuse.

'Even modest seed funding provided in the CR will help stand up programs in multiple agencies so they can be funded and we can bring critical resources to communities once the omnibus is passed,' said
Jessica Nickel of Addiction Policy Forum, which coordinated the letter.'"

See more: Read the letter.

SOURCE: http://www.politico.com/tipsheets/politico-pulse/2016/09/scoop-how-senate-will-get-around-planned-parenthood-issue-216443


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