A member of the Forest County Potowatomi Community and a Northwoods State Senator have been named to a newly called Task Force to combat opioid abuse.
Governor Walker issued the Executive Order Tuesday.
Walker spokesperson Tom Evenson says the task force will work to gather data on the growing epidemic...
"...Gov. Walker, along with Rep. John Nygren from Marinette, have done a number of things most recently with the Hope agenda which outlines a number of issues and reforms we've taken to address this opioid epidemic...."