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WASHINGTON — The health care bill unveiled by Senate Republicans on Thursday includes funding to help tackle the nation’s opioid crisis — but dramatically less than the amount sought by two GOP senators and recovery advocates.

Sens. Rob Portman (Ohio) and Shelley Moore Capito (W.Va.) at one point had requested $45 billion over the course of a decade to keep the battle against opioids on the nation’s front burner. The bill instead would allocate only $2 billion, all in 2018.

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  • Politicians are unable to associate healthcare with GDP growth. Politician only concern themselves with their own welfare

  • Opiate crisis Absolutely NOT a priority for Trump. That is self evident. May this bill Fail.

  • LOL . I can clean up the opioid CRISIS . ( whisper those words or it may get you ADDICTED !!! OMG .. i can get rid of the problem.with say 5 million ..it will only take about 2 dollars but i need to get paid for my aervices …. dumber and dumber and dumber .. geez

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