GOP Governor Larry Hogan Takes Action To Fight Maryland’s Opioid Crisis

GOP Governor Larry Hogan has made fighting the opioid crisis a priority for his second term as Maryland’s chief executive.

The Baltimore Sun reports that Governor Hogan’s new budget proposal includes $248 million in new spending for substance abuse services, a 20 percent increase from the previous year, while promoting higher capital spending to expand access to treatment across the state.

Through expanded funding for addiction services and overdose prevention, Governor Hogan is committed to providing the bold, determined leadership needed to tackle the opioid crisis in Maryland.