Illinois Awarded Grants To Combat Opioid Epidemic
September 6, 2019 1:36PM CDT
Illinois is receiving a 38-million dollar federal grant to combat the opioid epidemic. The state is also getting 29-million dollars from the state opioid response grant. Senator Dick Durbin responded to the grants saying the funding is critical and that he and Senator Duckworth would continue to fight for the money needed to combat the epidemic.