New York Rep. Tonko announces $7.8M in grants to combat addiction

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By Liz Carey  |  October 28, 2020

U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY) announced his state would receive more than $7.8 million in federal grant money to combat substance use disorder. The grant awards, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Justice Programs, would go to Capital Region counties and court systems in New York to expand access to treatment and recovery support services, as well as to drug court programs. “Each year, we lose tens of thousands of Americans to the devastating disease of addiction,...

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