Schumer shares new plan to battle heroin, opioid crisis

Senator Schumer Announces Heroin Plans

NEW YORK - Senator Chuck Schumer announced new plans Sunday to tackle the deadly heroin and opioid epidemic in New York.

In a release, Schumer says he will call on the Drug Enforcement Agent to provide New York with one of four special heroin enforcement teams to get new "heroin-targeting DEA agents" into the state.

Schumer is holding a press conference Sunday to expand on his plans.

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