Opioid Epidemic

The opioid crisis has wreaked havoc on families and communities in Pennsylvania’s 14th district and throughout the country. Too many lives have been cut short by opioid abuse. We must continue to employ a comprehensive approach to this epidemic that addresses treatment and recovery, prevention, and the illegal drug trade. To learn more about how House Republicans have made combating this crisis a top priority, visit https://www.opioidcrisis.gop/

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February 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Representatives Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA), David Trone (D-MD), Teresa Leger Fernandez (D-NM), and David McKinley (R-WV) introduced the bipartisan Opioid Patients’ Right to Know Act to prevent opioid addiction in medical patients across the country.


October 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, PA –Today, Congressman Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) announced Fayette County received a total of $917,368 through the Appalachian Regional Commission’s (ARC) Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) Initiative. Fayette County will use this funding for the “Recovery to Reemployment” Remote Monitoring Program, which will focus on combatting substance abuse in the region by providing daily patient monitoring and support services.


February 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Congressman Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) released the following statement following President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address:


January 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing in the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security, Congressman Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) criticized Democrats’ irresponsible decision to delay passage of legislation to combat the flow of deadly fentanyl-related substances into our nation. In nine days, the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) 2018 order making all fentanyl-related drugs illegal expires.

December 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Congressman Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) voted for two measures - H.R. 1158 and H.R. 1865 – to fund the federal government for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2020. Federal government funding is currently set to expire at midnight on Friday. Both measures passed the House by strong, bipartisan votes and now head to the Senate for consideration.


February 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) criticized the partisan showmanship that dominated much of the Democratic questioning of Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker during today’s hearing of the House Judiciary Committee.  The hearing, which was billed as an opportunity for members to hear more about the important work being done at the Department of Justice, was instead used by Democratic members of the committee to assassinate Mr. Whitaker’s character and make partisan allegations.

February 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Reschenthaler released the following statement on President Trump's State of the Union address: