Opioid Crisis

Governor Dayton Releases New Report on Minnesota’s Opioid Crisis, Introduces Bipartisan Legislation

“Both here at the Legislature and in my work formerly as a prosecutor, I’ve seen results of the opioid epidemic,” said State Rep. Debra Hilstrom, DFL-Brooklyn Center. “We must work together to move forward lifesaving solutions. The Governor’s proposal contains important resources to prevent and treat opioid addiction. I look forward to working together to combat this epidemic.”


Dayton wants Big Pharma to fund Minnesota's anti-opioid battle

The pharmaceutical industry created the problem and now need to step up and be a partner on solutions, said state Rep. Debra Hilstrom, DFL- Brooklyn Center.


Mark Dayton seeks $12 million to fight opioid abuse, supports per pill fee

Opioid stewardship  proposal has the backing of Rep. Dave Baker, R-Willmar, and Sen. Chris Eaton, DFL-Brooklyn Center, who both lost children to opioid overdoses, as well as DFLer Rep. Debra Hilstrom. 


Proposed Opioid Action Plan

Strong bi-partisan support for the proposed Opioid Action Plan - Watch my comments from the February 14, 2018 press conference.