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Across the Aisle | A bipartisan conversation on the Opioid Epidemic

The Across the Aisle series brings together government leaders from different political parties who are collaborating on a common cause




panel discussion on Mass Opioid eidemic

Join Governor Charlie Baker (R-MA), Senator Ed Markey (D-MA), MA Secretary of Health and Human Services Marylou Sudders, and Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian in a discussion of the opioid epidemic. This was moderated by WBZ-TV News' Political Analyst Jon Keller.

Recorded: October 26, 2015 at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate

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