Will County Democratic Central Committee - News

Published on Friday, August 16, 2013

Gov. Quinn OKs heroin task force

The commission would be made up of more Democrats than Republicans, a detail that rankled some GOP lawmakers. In the end, though, it was approved.

The Daily Herald reported just last month that DuPage County had seen 15 heroin overdose deaths in 17 days, and the county was on pace to surpass the 38 overdose deaths there in 2012.

"We've got something goin' on here," DuPage County Coroner Richard Jorgensen said then. "We're just shocked. This is way out of the norm."

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