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Trone’s Opioid Response Bill Moves to Senate for Consideration

November 20th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

Congressman David Trone has announced that his bill, the State Opioid Response Grant Authorization Act, has unanimously passed the U.S. House of Representatives, and now moves on to the U.S. Senate for consideration, before heading to the President’s desk for signature. The Maryland Democrat originally introduced the legislation in May 2019 with bipartisan support. The legislation authorizes $9 billion over six years in flexible funding for State Opioid Response Grants and Tribal Opioid Response Grants to fight the opioid epidemic on the front lines…