WASHINGTON, DC - Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) are calling for a multi-pronged strategy to battle the opioid epidemic and expressing deep concern that the Trump Administration is not taking swift, meaningful action to assist states, communities, and families suffering from the opioid crisis. Reed and Whitehouse are among 20 Senators who sent a letter to President Trump's acting drug czar calling for action and expressing dismay that a White House commission tasked with crafting the federal government's response to the opioid crisis has missed repeated deadlines for filing an interim report on the problem. The senators…
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