Rep. Dan Griffey calls on Governor Inslee to declare emergency on fentanyl

During a bipartisan press conference highlighting legislation on the opioid and fentanyl crisis in Washington state with several members of the state House of Representatives, Rep. Dan Griffey, R-Allyn, called on Gov. Jay Inslee to declare a state of emergency on fentanyl. Griffey noted the emergency declaration would allow state agencies to cut through the red tape on addressing the various fronts of the fentanyl crisis so Washington state can do something real to address it and save lives . Griffey also called for a promise from the bipartisan group of lawmakers at the press conference to prioritize legislation on stricter punishments for those who traffic, manufacture, or distribute fentanyl in Washington state.


Washington State House Republican Communications