ABSTRACT

Opioid Epidemic in Appalachia: Addressing Hurdles to Economic Development in the Region, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, First Session, December 12, 2017   [open pdf - 2MB]

This is the December 12, 2017 hearing on "The Opioid Epidemic in Appalachia: Addressing Hurdles to Economic Development in the Region" held before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. The purpose of this hearing is to examine the impact of the opioid crisis on efforts in Appalachia to spur economic development and growth in distressed communities, to explore possible solutions to the crisis, and to examine the role of federal economic development programs such as the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), in addressing this epidemic. Witnesses include the ARC, and state and private sector experts. Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Harold Rogers, Earl Gohl, Barry L. Denk, Nancy Hale, Jonathan P. Novak, and Tom Marino.

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Serial No. 115-31
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2018
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Public Domain
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Government Publishing Office: https://judiciary.house.gov/
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