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It’s a grim outlook for the federal bipartisan task force charged with trying to slow the opioid crisis.
One of its members, Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal, calls his state the epicenter of the problem.
Listening to the news from Washington, D.C., one would think the federal government is in frozen deadlock, with nothing getting done. But the good news is Rep. Elizabeth H. Esty, D-5th District, is proving government can continue to get things done, for those who work hard and reach across the aisle.
Based on a successful energy financing model that was first implemented in Connecticut, Rep. Elizabeth Esty and Sen. Chris Murphy are leading renewed calls for the creation of a National Green Bank.