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NewDEALers Leading the Fight Against the Opioid Crisis

NewDEAL Leader Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro had an op-ed in Route Fifty this week about his and other NewDEAL Leaders' efforts to address the growing opioid crisis across the country. Check out the piece to learn why Attorney General Shapiro believes state and local leaders can “provide blueprints for federal action" to this serious epidemic.

National Day of Civic Hacking

Code for America is on the frontlines of using technology to improve how government serves the public, and how the public can improve government. On Saturday, September 23, Code for America is bringing together community leaders and tech-savvy people for a National Day of Civic Hacking to work on solutions for their communities' toughest challenges. Find an event near you to participate!

NewDEALer in the Spotlight:
Ilana Rubel, Representative
(Boise, ID)


Improving Higher Education

NewDEAL Leader Boise Representative Ilana Rubel recently joined other members of Idaho's Higher Education Task Force to release recommendations, now headed to the Governor's desk, on how Idaho can help more residents complete postsecondary education without taking on an unsustainable financial burden. Learn more about the task force and its dozen recommendations from partnering with industry, providing more money for scholarships and establishing a digital statewide campus.



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