COLUMBUS—State Representative Robert Sprague (R-Findlay), along with Representative Nickie Antonio (D-Lakewood), will be holding a press conference Thursday to discuss House Bill 248. This legislation would require health insurance companies to provide coverage for abuse-deterrent opioids with the goal of lowering abuse and decreasing overdose deaths.


 


WHO:                State Rep. Robert Sprague


                            State Rep. Nickie Antonio


    Jeff Fix, Pickerington City Council President and Tyler’s Light Board   Member


             Cheri Walter, CEO of the Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities


             Tony Coder, Assistant Director of the Drug Free Action Alliance


             Dr. Elizabeth Lottes, Maryhaven


             Russell Martin, Delaware County Sheriff


 


WHERE:          Harding Press Briefing Room


                           Ohio Statehouse, Room 109


 


WHEN:             Thursday, September 17 at 11:30 a.m.

 
 
 
  
Featured Posts

Ohio House Bill Would Provide Expanded Addiction Treatment Opportunities

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Robert Sprague (R-Findlay) announced that the Ohio House has passed legislation requiring every county to have the full spectrum of opioid addiction recovery treatment and recovery housing. Rep. Sprague was the chair of the House Prescription Drug Addiction and Healthcare Reform Committee, which traveled around Ohio last summer learning about and studying drug abuse and addiction.



 
 

Sprague Highlights Findings Of House Rx Addiction Study Committee

 
COLUMBUS - 

The chairman of the Ohio House Prescription Drug Addiction and Healthcare Reform Study Committee, Robert Sprague (R-Findlay), has begun to discuss details of the findings and recommendations recently released as part of the committee Chairman’s Report.



 
 

Representative Sprague Encourages Constituents To Submit Online Legislative Survey

 
COLUMBUS - 

State Representative Robert Cole Sprague (R-Findlay) has set up an online legislative survey in an effort to gain feedback from the residents of the 83rd Ohio House District regarding a variety of state issues. The survey can be accessed at http://tinyurl.com/SpragueSurvey2013.