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MEDIA ADVISORY: Chairman Walden to Keynote U.S. Chamber Event on Opioid Crisis


WASHINGTON, DC – Next Thursday, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) will deliver keynote remarks at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, as part of a forum examining solutions to combat the opioid crisis.

Spearheading a two-track push to combat the opioid crisis, by legislating and investigating the causes of the epidemic, Chairman Walden has made it a top priority to stem the tide. Chairman Walden will touch on both aspects of the committee’s efforts, and outline the path ahead.

WHAT: U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s “Combating the Opioid Crisis: From Communities to the Capital”

WHERE: U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC  20062

WHEN: Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 12:30 p.m. ET

Credentialed members of the media are invited to attend. To register, e-mail

NOTE: Chairman Walden will also hold a brief media availability following his remarks.

Learn more about the committee’s ongoing efforts to combat the opioid crisis HERE.


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