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Washington Post/60 Minutes: Marino bill aided opioid epidemic Still nominated as the nations next drug czar for now, U.S. Rep. Tom Marino refused to talk Monday about published reports that say a law he wrote weakened efforts to block excessive distribution of opioid-based painkillers. Sara Rogers, Marinos chief o | Oct 17, 2017 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Scranton, Pennsylvania
Hatch defends law altering drug distribution regulations in response to Washington Post article Sen. Orrin Hatch on Monday defended legislation he sponsored that altered federal enforcement regulations on drug... | Oct 17, 2017 01:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Salt Lake City, Utah
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Limits On DEA Have Hurt New York In Fight Against Opioids, Special Prosecutor Says A 60 Minutes/Washington Post investigation this past weekend revealed that Congress fueled the opioid epidemic by passing a bill limiting the DEA's ability to freeze suspicious narcotics shipments. | Oct 17, 2017 01:41 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New York, New York
Washington Post, 60 Minutes Investigation Finds Bill Helped Fuel Opioid Crisis NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Scott Higham of The Washington Post about the paper's investigation of drug industry efforts to lobby the Drug Enforcement Administration and Congress to weaken enforcement on opioid abuse. | Oct 16, 2017 8:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump: Were going to be looking into Tom Marino President Trump said on Oct. 16 that he will be looking into Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.), his nominee for White House drug czar. An investigation by The Washington Post and 60 Minutes showed that Marino was the chief advocate for a law that hobbled the DEA am
Washington Post | Oct 16, 2017 8:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
EPA administrator issues directive to limit sue and settle agreements Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt issued a directive today to limit the extent to which EPA can reach legal agreements with groups suing to force it to take regulatory action, The Washington Post reports. Ending the practice known
Baton Rouge Business Report | Oct 16, 2017 8:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Key Words: Not a great weekend in American diplomacy: international-affairs notables For those hoping to witness a tamping down of tensions between Washington and Pyongyang, the weekend was a grave disappointment, at least in the eyes of Council on Foreign Relations President Richard Haass and Washington Post foreign-affairs writer David | Oct 16, 2017 7:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump raises possibility of withdrawing drug czar nominee after media reports Washington Post, CBS News report that Tom Marino played a key role in passing a bill weakening the federal authority to stop companies from distributing opioids
The Globe and Mail | Oct 16, 2017 7:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Sen. Manchin calls on Trump to withdraw Marino’s nomination as drug czar in wake of Post/’60 Minutes’ probe WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said “we’re going to be looking into” a report about Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., his drug czar nominee, in the wake of a Washington Post/”60 Minutes” investigation that found the la
Cedar Rapids Gazette | Oct 16, 2017 6:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Hustler Mag's Larry Flynt Offers $10 Million for Info Leading to Trump's Impeachment What a time to be alive. by Katie Herzog Looks like Dan Savage isn't the only pornographer ready to ITMFA. Larry Flynt, famed publisher of Hustler magazine, published a full-page ad in the Washington Post Sunday in which he offered $10 million for informa
The Stranger | Oct 16, 2017 5:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Seattle, Washington