Senator Brown hears views on addiction battle

Fostoria Review Times

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown met with Findlay and Hancock County community leaders Wednesday, seeking their views on how to address worker shortages caused by the addiction epidemic.

Brown, D-Ohio, also discussed his legislative efforts during the meeting at Blanchard Valley Hospital.

“We got a little bit in the budget to try to help grandparents now, who … are now raising grandchildren” because the parents have addictions, he said. “It’s become a problem in sort of lots of places now and (the grandparents) just aren’t ready physically and emotionally.”

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