Rewind: Your Week in Review for August 20 – 26

On August 26, 2022, Rewind Host and CBS 58 Capitol Reporter Emilee Fannon and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics. On this week’s episode: Evers Renews Calls to Cut Taxes Kenosha Remains Epicenter for Wisconsin Politics GOP Seeks to Dismiss Abortion Lawsuit Opioid Funds in Limbo Lawsuit: Public Defenders

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News Conference: Public Health Advisory on Fentanyl

On August 17, 2022, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services held a news conference regarding their Fentanyl public health advisory. DHS has issued a public health advisory to inform state residents about the risks of drugs laced with fentanyl. The synthetic substance is responsible for a dramatic increase in overdose deaths in the state. Speakers: Dr. Jasmine Zapata, Chief […]

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News Conference: DHS, DOJ on Opioid Settlement Plan

On August 8, 2022, now that Wisconsin has received the first opioid settlement payment, DHS and DOJ outlined a proposal to invest funds in strategies supporting harm reduction, capital projects, funding for tribal nations, data collection and surveillance, prevention, treatment, and recovery. Speakers: DHS Secretary-designee Karen Timberlake Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul  DHS Director of […]

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Wisconsin Health News: Tackling the Opioid Crisis

On June 14, 2022, Wisconsin Health News hosted a panel conversation on the opioid crisis, where panelists dug into the issues around drug overdose death in Wisconsin. They discussed issues related to state and local governments seeing hundreds of millions of dollars through settlements with drugmakers, distributors and others over their alleged role in fueling […]

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Association for People Against Lethal Drugs Rally

On June 3, 2022, APALD Wisconsin Rally was joined by nearly 40+ supporting groups and organizations nationally to hold peaceful rallies as a CALL TO ALL in over 35 cities across America at the same time and day. It is the hope of APALD to gain awareness in attempts to save lives and to rally […]

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Stand Up For Recovery Ceremony 2022

On April 27, 2022, Wisconsin Voices for Recovery hosted their Stand Up For Recovery Ceremony. This event celebrated effective recovery programs and work to address current unmet needs of those suffering from substance use disorder. Agenda: 12:00- 12:10 pm | Paul Krupski 12:10-12:17 pm | John Nygren 12:17-12:24 pm | Speaker Rep. Jon Plumer 12:24-12:31 […]

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Newsmakers: Tackling Wisconsin's Opioid Crisis

On March 21, 2022, Newsmakers Host Lisa Pugh sat down with Paul Krupski, Wisconsin’s Director of Opioid Initiatives, to discuss how the state is tackling the opioid crisis. Wisconsin begins receiving its share of $26 billion in national opioid settlement payments on April 2. Meanwhile opioid overdose deaths continue to rise. The most recent CDC data […]

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Newsmakers: Tackling Wisconsin's Opioid Crisis

On March 21, 2022, Newsmakers Host Lisa Pugh sat down with Paul Krupski, Wisconsin’s Director of Opioid Initiatives, to discuss how the state is tackling the opioid crisis. Wisconsin begins receiving its share of $26 billion in national opioid settlement payments on April 2. Meanwhile opioid overdose deaths continue to rise. The most recent CDC data […]

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Joint Committee on Finance

On November 30, 2021, the Joint Committee on Finance will hold a Section 13.10 meeting on the following: Case: Opioid Litigation, MDL 2804, United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio – Joshua Kaul, Attorney General – Department of Justice

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Assembly Committee on Substance Abuse and Prevention

On September 15, 2021, the Assembly Committee on Substance Abuse and Prevention held an informational hearing on addiction treatment services featuring: Take a Stand Against Meth Chippewa County Northwest Comprehensive Services Treatment Center Dr. Lona Cook; Cook Chiropractic and Dr. Kris Erlandson; Vernon Clinic of Chiropractic Dr. Jessie Podolak; Phileo Health, LLC Steven Mui; Aurora […]

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