Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., speaks during a news conference on opioid and heroin abuse on Capitol Hill in Washington in 2016. Murray and Tennessee Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander to introduce the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 on Tuesday.
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., speaks during a news conference on opioid and heroin abuse on Capitol Hill in Washington in 2016. Murray and Tennessee Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander to introduce the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 on Tuesday. Alex Brandon AP file
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., speaks during a news conference on opioid and heroin abuse on Capitol Hill in Washington in 2016. Murray and Tennessee Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander to introduce the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 on Tuesday. Alex Brandon AP file

Opioid-overdose deaths cost Washington state billions, study says

April 24, 2018 07:43 AM