Hearing

05.30.18

An Unsecure Border and the Opioid Crisis: The Urgent Need for Action to Save Lives

May 30, 2018 9:30 AM | University of Arizona, College of Medicine– Phoenix, Building 2 (Virginia G. Piper Auditorium), 550 E. Van Buren Street, Phoenix, Arizona

Opioid abuse has become an epidemic across the entire nation – 116 Americans die every single day from an opioid overdose. This hearing will not only highlight the opioid crisis, especially in Arizona, but also look for both law enforcement and non-law enforcement solutions that will ultimately save lives.

Opening Statements

Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ), Subcommittee Chairwoman
Opening Statement

Live Stream

Witnesses

PANEL I

The Honorable Doug Ducey
Governor
State of Arizona
Witness Testimony 

 

PANEL II

Mr. Guadalupe Ramirez
Acting Director of Field Operations
U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Tucson
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Witness Testimony

Mr. Scott Brown
Special Agent in Charge
Homeland Security Investigations, Phoenix
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Witness Testimony

Mr. Doug Coleman
Special Agent in Charge
Phoenix Field Division
Drug Enforcement Agency
U.S. Department of Justice
Witness Testimony

Mr. Tim Roemer
Deputy Director
Department of Homeland Security
State of Arizona
Witness Testimony

 

PANEL III

Dr. Cara M. Christ
Director
Department of Health Services
State of Arizona
Witness Testimony 

Dr. Glorinda Segay
Health Director
Division of Health
The Navajo Nation

Ms. Debbie Moak
Co-Founder
notMYkid
Witness Testimony 

Mr. Jay Cory
CEO and President
Phoenix Rescue Mission
Witness Testimony 

Mr. Wayne Warner
Dean of Men
Teen Challenge Christian Life Ranch
Witness Testimony