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WASHINGTON | Rep. Cook Votes for Comprehensive Bill to Combat the Opioid Crisis

WASHINGTON– Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted today for HR 6, the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act. The bill passed overwhelmingly. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on average, 1,000 people are treated for opioid misuse in emergency departments per day … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Rep. Cook Votes for Comprehensive Bill to Combat the Opioid Crisis

Student protests resonate with Columbine shooting survivors

DENVER/February 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Patrick Neville was outside, sneaking off to smoke with friends, and avoided the outburst of gunfire at Columbine High School nearly two decades ago, but he did not dodge the heartbreak. A close friend died, and the anguish in his father’s eyes is seared in Neville’s memory. Samantha Haviland was … Continue reading Student protests resonate with Columbine shooting survivors

Internal watchdog to probe FEMA contracts to tiny firm

WASHINGTON /December 21, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —The Department of Homeland Security’s internal watchdog is investigating how a fledgling Florida company won more than $30 million in contracts for desperately needed disaster relief supplies in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria. Acting Inspector General John Kelly said in a letter addressed to Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on Wednesday … Continue reading Internal watchdog to probe FEMA contracts to tiny firm