WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Edward Markey, D-Massachusetts, introduced the Opioid Quota Openness, Transparency and Awareness Act (Opioid QuOTA Act) on Thursday to shed light on annual quotas for prescription painkiller production and the secretive process by which the pharmaceutical companies gain approval to produce opioid painkiller, which are taking lives all across Ohio.