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Tonko Announces Four Priority Bills Included in Final Opioid Package

H.R. 6 includes four Tonko written pieces of legislation, passes House, likely to become law soon WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, by a vote of 393-8. Four sections of the bill were written by Congressman Tonko, including an expansion of medication-assisted treatment, a multi-year priority that…

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Tonko Drinking Water Legislation Passes House, Likely to Become Law

Includes doubling of water infrastructure funding levels, expanded monitoring of PFOA and grants to remove lead from schools WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed S. 3021, America’s Drinking Water Infrastructure Act, by a unanimous voice vote. Title II of S. 3021 includes nearly all H.R. 3387, the Drinking Water System Improvement Act of 2017, which…

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Tonko & Johnson Introduce Bill to Combat Opioid Epidemic

WASHINGTON – Today Congressmen Paul Tonko (D-NY) and Bill Johnson (R-OH) introduced H.R., the bipartisan Training, Education, and Community Help (TEACH) to Combat Addiction Act, a bill that establishes a competitive process to designate institutions that are educating current and future health care professionals on substance use disorder (SUD) treatment, prevention, and recovery as Centers of Excellence in Substance Use Disorder…

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