Attorney General Josh Shapiro Releases Statement on FY2017-2018 Budget Address by Gov. Wolf

February 7, 2017 | Topic: Opioids

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro released this statement on the FY2017-2018 budget proposal and address delivered today by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and the subsequent legislative response.

“Governor Wolf offered an innovative, responsible and bipartisan approach to the budget,” Shapiro said. “It’s clear both he and the Legislature know fighting the heroin and opioid epidemic is a top shared priority.”

“The Attorney General’s office is ready to collaborate with them to expand our efforts to combat this crisis and I am confident law enforcement will have what we need to protect the public,” Shapiro concluded.

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