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Monday, May 26th, 2014 @ 12:17AM

Troops in the Spotlight 2014

The tenth annual Troops in the Spotlight was held from noon May 25 to noon May 26, 2014. A fundraiser for Cape Cod Cares for the Troops, the size of the event has grown consistently over the years. Honored groups included Cape Cod’s fallen soldiers and their Gold Star Families;…

Thursday, May 1st, 2014 @ 12:07PM

Hunt adds two important addiction/treatment related amendments to House budget

Two amendments put forward by Rep. Randy Hunt (R-Sandwich) relative to substance abuse/addiction were adopted as part of the FY2015 House budget deliberations this week. 1) The Interagency Council on Substance Abuse and Prevention will be codified, meaning that its current status as a governor’s ad hoc committee will change…

Thursday, March 27th, 2014 @ 6:28PM

Governor declares public health emergency

This is great news. I applaud the efforts of the Department of Public Health and especially Commissioner Cheryl Bartlett for rising to the occasion. As a member of the Interagency Council on Substance Abuse and Prevention, I look forward to the discussions we’ll have about bringing more treatment to the…