Lawmakers gather to discuss opioid epidemic in CT

National lawmakers, New Haven officials and members of the public are meeting this morning to address the opioid epidemic affecting the state. The discussion takes

The discussion takes place about a week after New Haven officials declared a public health emergency following at least 17 drug overdoses, including three deaths.

The discussion takes place about a week after New Haven officials declared a public health emergency following at least 17 drug overdoses, including three deaths. (7/1/16)

NEW HAVEN - National lawmakers, New Haven officials and members of the public are meeting this morning to address the opioid epidemic affecting the state.

The discussion takes place about a week after New Haven officials declared a public health emergency following at least 17 drug overdoses, including three deaths.
    
Sen. Richard Blumenthal says there isn't one simple solution to fixing the problem.

Sens. Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, and Congresswoman Rosa Delauro say they're working in Congress to provide emergency funding to the state to help fight the epidemic.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The collision happened on the 2000 block of 1 Bridgeport man struck by 2 cars
Surveillance video from a nearby store captured Terryanne 2 Video captures woman being hit by truck in Stamford
Stoff discusses Charles Lindbergh's flight from Long Island 3 Extended interview with Cradle of Aviation Museum curator Joshua Stoff
Police say Donna Valentine and Roth Nordin knew 4 Stamford principals due in court
This week's Hometown Hero is a Darien woman 5 Hometown Hero: Lisa Koorbusch

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Officials in New Haven declared a public health New Haven declares emergency after recent overdose deaths

Officials in New Haven declared a public health emergency today and warned about a life-threatening

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE