Legislators completed their work late Wednesday night sending numerous last-minute proposals to the governor’s desk. Of the 1258 bills that were introduced to the General Assembly in January, 309 bills gaiened final approval and will be sent to the governor for his final approval. 1,413 more words
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COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Venturing into the epicenter of Kentucky’s fight against heroin addiction, national drug czar Michael Botticelli on Thursday touted needle-exchange programs as effective grassroots initiatives to combat the spread of infectious disease and to steer heroin users into treatment. 587 more words
Pence will finally allow a needle exchange program – for 30 days
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Indiana governor Mike Pence last week declared a public health emergency in Scott County because of an HIV outbreak that began in December and is tied to at least 81 people, primarily intravenous drug users, in Austin – a city of 4,300 people.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Though Indiana Gov. Mike Pence opposes needle exchanges, he’s authorized a needle-exchange program for an Indiana county that’s being ravaged by HIV. 229 more words
Dublin city on a bitterly cold December Monday. In a lonely doorway on Molesworth street Jonathan Corries lies dead. His body waiting to be discovered by anyone who would care enough to stop and acknowledge the existence of this unfortunate soul. 879 more words