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Congresspersons Fudge, Ryan introduce bill to address heroin crisis in Ohio, nationally, say heroin deaths in Ohio exceed deaths by car crashes

Ohio 11th Congressional District Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (D-OH), also chair of the Congressional Black Caucus of Blacks in Congress   Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog,  O hio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog, Tel: (216) 659-0473    ( ) /   ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio –  Representatives Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) and Tim Ryan (OH-13)  held a news conference in Cleveland on Thursday  to discuss H.R. 5136, the  Breaking Addiction Act of 2014 .  The legislation was introduced by Fudge, a Warrensville Heights Democrat and chair of the Congressional Black Caucus of Blacks in Congress,  and cosponsored by Congressman Ryan, a Nile's, Ohio area Democrat.  It establishes a five-year demonstration project to expand cost-effective, community-based treatment options to address the heroin/opiate epidemic. Click  here  to read more about the Breaking Addiction Ac