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Jul 14

Permitted Uses for National Opioid Settlement Distributor Settlement Agreement

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on July 14, 2022 at 11:27 AM by Legislative Staff

As we shared in the July 8 Weekly Round Up, first payments to participating municipalities from the National Opioid Settlement are ready to send. Participating municipalities should be on the lookout for email communications coming from the settlement’s Directing Administrator, BrownGreer PLC, asking municipalities to establish accounts in the National Opioid Settlements Portal. The Portal will be the primary means for participating municipalities to submit information and documentation to BrownGreer. Once the necessary information is uploaded into the Portal, payment can be made to your municipality. 

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Jul 06

Governor Murphy Signs Package Legislation to Combat Opioid Epidemic

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on July 6, 2021 at 12:44 PM by Legislative Staff

On Friday shortly before the start of the July 4th holiday, Governor Phil Murphy signed a legislative package to Address Opioid Epidemic. The bills fall broadly into three categories – Increase in Harm Reduction Services, Data Collection and Resiliency for Family and Children. 

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