Gov. Mark Dayton wants to increase spending to battle an opioid epidemic, focusing on communities that have the biggest problems, such as American Indians.
The Democratic governor proposes spending $12 million in the year beginning next July 1. He wants to spend $20 million a year after that, funded by a penny fee on every opioid pill, a plan destined to run into problems in the Republican-con...
February 15, 2018 - 9:13am