Three U.S. lawmakers seek to use part of COVID stimulus money for opioid crisis - Axios


Reuters | Updated: 06-05-2021 06:32 IST | Created: 06-05-2021 06:32 IST
Three U.S. lawmakers seek to use part of COVID stimulus money for opioid crisis - Axios

A bipartisan trio of U.S. lawmakers is asking Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen for latitude to use some of President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus stimulus package for addressing the opioid crisis, Axios reported on Wednesday https://bit.ly/2RtTx4O.

Democratic Representatives Abigail Spanberger and David Trone, along with Republican Representative David McKinley, are teaming up in the appeal, the report added. A letter will be sent to Yellen in relation to the matter on Thursday.

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