21st Century Cures Act
In December 2016, after weeks of secret negotiations, the lame-duck Congress passed -- and President Barack Obama signed -- the dangerous 21st Century Cures Act.
"SAMHSA does not address the treatment needs of the most vulnerable in our society. There is a perceptible hostility toward
Sen. Dick Durbin hammered the 21st Century Cures Act, complaining that it cuts funding for preventative health programs while under-funding research efforts.
In reality, however, this is relatively low-hanging fruit. Virtually no one in Congress publicly opposes greater funding