A Commonwealth Crisis
We had an overwhelming number of entries in the “Talk to Your State Senator” Statewide Video Contest and look forward to hearing your ideas. Over the next few months, our judges will be reviewing all the submitted videos.
If you submitted an entry, you will receive an email confirmation by December 15, 2017. Please be sure to check your spam content. If there is additional information needed, or there is a problem with your link, we will contact you via email.
If you have questions regarding the contest, please contact the Senate Republican Caucus Services office by calling 717-772-0500. Updates for the contest will be posted to the website www.acommonwealthcrisis.com.
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Pennsylvania’s Sobering Statistics:
- 4,642 – the number of Overdose Deaths in PA during 2016 (DEA). Opioids caused 85% of those deaths.
- In PA, more adults age 20 to 44 are dying from drug overdoses than motor vehicle accidents.
- White males make up 74% of the reported overdose deaths.
- 80% of heroin abusers reported abusing prescription opioids before abusing heroin.