Hearing: The Opioid Epidemic in Appalachia: Addressing Hurdles to Economic Development

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 10:00am

This is a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management. This subcommittee conducts oversight of programs addressing the federal management of emergencies and natural disasters, including the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Department of Homeland Security’s other disaster management responsibilities and other responder programs. The Subcommittee has jurisdiction over public buildings, federal real estate programs and the civilian landlord of the federal government. Also it has jurisdiction over agencies and programs promoting economic development in communities suffering economic distress, such as the Economic Development Administration, the Appalachian Regional Commission, the Denali Commission, and several other commissions.

More information available at  the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee site.