Pennsylvania Governor Signs Sixth Opioid Crisis Disaster Declaration [WHYY] Governor Tom Wolf has signed the sixth consecutive 90-day emergency declaration to expedite recovery support for people in the state. “Pennsylvanians should continue to have hope for our families, for our communities and for our patients who need treatment for the disease of addiction.”
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Shares Her Solution to the Opioid Crisis [Forbes] Presidential hopeful Senator Kirsten Gillibrand shared her solution to the national opioid crisis—limiting opioid prescriptions for acute pain. But not everyone was on board. The senator received backlash from pain patients who decried the policy they believe is damaging.