McNeill comments on declaration of opioid crisis as statewide emergency

ALLENTOWN, Jan. 10 – State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-Lehigh, issued the following statement regarding Gov. Tom Wolf’s declaration of Pennsylvania’s heroin and opioid addiction crisis as a statewide emergency.

“The opioid crisis is having a devastating impact on families throughout the Lehigh Valley and across Pennsylvania. I commend Governor Wolf for being at the forefront of efforts to help individuals suffering from this addiction and for committing state resources to fight this epidemic head on. In the coming weeks, I hope to see additional legislative efforts in the House of Representatives that will address this health crisis,” McNeill said.