Johnson Applauds Wisconsin Leadership For Work On Combating Opioid Abuse

WASHINGTON — Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, had this to say following the release by Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch and Rep. John Nygren of their report titled “Combating Opioid Abuse.”

“I thank Lt. Gov. Kleefisch and Rep. Nygren for their report and tireless efforts highlighting the harm drug abuse and the opioid epidemic are causing throughout Wisconsin.

“As chairman of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, I commit to serving as a partner when federal assistance is required. Together, we will continue working to reduce the harm that the abuse of these drugs causes.”