Public policy news alerts are compiled and posted by the Rev. Deniray Mueller, legislative liaison for the Diocese of Southern Ohio and Social Justice & Public Policy Convener. If you have any questions/comments about the subjects presented, please contact her at or 614.668.6036.


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WOSU  Microsoft launches partnership To expand wireless internet In rural Ohio

Updates on the opioid crisis

The Upshot  Bleak new estimates in drug epidemic: A record 72,000 overdose deaths in 2017

The New York Times  Opioids’ most innocent victims: Lawsuit takes aim at drug companies over effects on children

The Daily Dose  Doctors deploy a surprisingly low-tech tool kit against opioids