JFC co-chairs looking to ‘improve’ state’s opioid settlement plan

The co-chairs of the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee say they will be making changes to the state's plan for how it should use opioid settlement funds.
The Department of Health Services recently submitted an updated proposal to JFC for how Wisconsin should use the $31 million in opioid settlement funds awarded to the state for this year. The plan proposes using funds for a variety of mitigation, treatment and recovery efforts. 
In a statement, the committee’s GOP co-chairs -- Rep. Mark Born, R-Beaver Dam, and Sen. Howard Marklein, R-Spring Green -- say they’ve been working to ensure fund...

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