Public policy stories in the news


The New York Times  How America got to ‘Zero Tolerance’ on immigration: The inside story


The Washington Post  The biggest civil trial in U.S. history will start with these Ohio counties, Drilling into the DEA’s pain pill database, Opioid death rates soared in communities where pain pills flowed, An onslaught of pills, hundreds of thousands of deaths: Who is accountable?

The Cincinnati Enquirer  Ohio likely to see first overdose death drop ever, CDC estimates

Dayton Daily News  Ohio to raise smoking age to 21

The Columbus Dispatch  Billions of opioids shipped to Ohio in just 7 years

Alerts from the Episcopal Public Policy Network

The Episcopal Public Policy Network (EPPN) is a grassroots network of Episcopalians across the country dedicated to carrying out the Baptismal Covenant call to “strive for justice and peace” through the active ministry of public policy advocacy.

Creation Care  EPPN Creation Care Series

Immigration  Episcopal Migration Ministries

Public Policy news stories and alerts from the Episcopal Public Policy Network are compiled and posted by the Rev. Deniray Mueller. If you have any questions/comments about the subjects presented, please contact her at or 614.668.6036.