Minnesota State Representative Jeremy Munson

State Representative Jeremy Munson’s office submitted these responses to the American Opioid Podcast on 2/27/2019 7:03:26 AM.

What district of Minnesota do you represent?

23b

Briefly, how would you describe the opioid crisis in your state?

Subsiding

What are the two or three most significant bills that have been introduced in your chamber to help alleviate the opioid crisis in your state?

Opioid stewardship bills

What was your involvement, if any, in those bills (e.g., introduction, advocacy, vote pledge)?

Opposition

Have any of the bills passed? If not, why?

Wrong approach. They raise the cost of healthcare

What was the most memorable experience you had while learning about the opioid crisis in your state?

Hearing testamony

If you had a magic wand that allowed you to pass any legislation you wanted in order to help alleviate the opioid crisis in your state, what would that legislation look like?

Random urinalysis for refills and exclusive provider contracts

Are there any additional thoughts you would like to share?

I would love to share alternative measures to addressing opioid prescriptions