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U.S. Representative Scott Rigell | 2nd District of Virginia

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The abuse of and addiction to opioid drugs such as prescription pain relievers and heroine is a growing national problem. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more people died from opioid drug overdoses in the United States in 2014 than during any previous year on record. Specifically, opioids were involved in 28,647 deaths that year, or 61% of all drug overdose deaths.

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Roll Call: The Harley Caucus Rides to Votes

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Rigell Supports FY17 Defense Appropriations Bill

Rigell Supports FY17 Defense Appropriations Bill H.R. 5293 provides a 2.1 percent pay raise for our troops and funds new Navy ships, among other critical military programs and oper...

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