Press Releases

2017 Press

January 6, 2017

State Agencies Join Governor's Efforts to Combat Opioid Abuse in Wisconsin

January 5, 2017

Governor Calls Legislative Special Session, Orders New Actions in Fight Against Opioid Abuse

Executive Order #228

Executive Order #229

Executive Order #230

Report on Combating Opioid Abuse


2016 Press

November 10, 2016

11 Steps To Combat The Opioid Crisis

October 25, 2016

Governor Walker Announces Members of the Task Force on Opioid Abuse

September 27, 2016

Department of Health Services (DHS) Issues Public Health Advisory on Opioid Crisis

September 22, 2016

Governor Walker Announces Governor’s Task Force on Opioid Abuse, Participates in Walgreens’ Launch of Drug Take Back Program

August 26, 2016

Governor Walker Announces Expanded Access to Naloxone

July 15, 2016

Governor Walker Works to Combat Opioid Addiction in Wisconsin, Across the Nation

March 17, 2016

Governor Scott Walker Signs Assembly Bill 365 and Assembly Bill 660 Into Law at ProHealth Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital as a Part of the H.O.P.E. Tour

March 17, 2016

Governor Scott Walker Signs Assembly Bill 658 and Assembly Bill 366 Into Law at Aspirus Wausau Hospital as a Part of the H.O.P.E. Tour

March 17, 2016

Governor Scott Walker Signs Assembly Bill 427

March 17, 2016

Governor Scott Walker Signs Assembly Bill 658 and Assembly Bill 366 Into Law at Aspirus Wausau Hospital as a Part of the H.O.P.E. Tour

2015 Press

December 8, 2015

Governor Scott Walker Signs Assembly Bill 427

2014 Press

April 7, 2014

Investing in Wisconsin's Communities: Governor Scott Walker Signs H.O.P.E. Bills into Law