May 24, 2021 – Erin Schanning, President of End Substance Use Disorder, announced Rep Kim Schrier has levied her support of the Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment Act.
With Rep. Schrier’s support, 8 of the 10 members of the Washington House delegation have now signed onto the bill – an overwhelming demonstration of support. Last session, just 3 members had signed onto the bill before EndSud started organizing.
Washington House Co-Sponsors
- Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA-1)
- Rep. Rick Larsen (D-WA-2)
- Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA-3)
- Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-WA-6)
- Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA-7)
- Rep. Kim Schrier (D-WA-8)
- Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA-9)
- Rep. Marilyn Strickland (D-WA-10)
The Washington delegation ranks among the top states in the country in speaking out for this life-saving legislation. Ms. Schanning encourages partners and stakeholders to reach out and thank Rep. Schrier for her support. “We need to encourage her to become a vocal and active champion for the bill. Rep. Schrier’s support is particularly important because she sits on the House committee that will determine whether the bill moves to the House floor for a vote.”
Visit www.endsud.org to lean more about the MAT Act and how to end Substance Abuse Disorder through prevention and treatment.