Investigating The Settlement

The Kentucky Senate’s top leader says he will introduce a measure calling for an investigation into the state’s $24 million settlement with the makers of the prescription painkiller OxyContin.Senate President Robert Stivers said Tuesday he will introduce the joint resolution – which carries the force of law – on the first day of the 2020 legislative session in January.Stivers says Kentucky was “shortchanged” in the Purdue Pharma settlement. Former Attorney General Jack Conway settled the case in late 2015, a few days before he left office.

Source: MG News

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