Opioids More than 64,000 Americans died in 2016 from drug overdoses, about two thirds of them attributable to opioids. (Photo: Shutterstock)

In the latest move to combat the opioid crisis, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-MD, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-MA, are introducing legislation that would require $10 billion a year in federal funding to take on the plague of overdoses ravaging the country.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.