A Cape Cod Times article written by Geoff Spillane on July 16, 2018 discusses Representative Crocker's delivery of his maiden speech to the Massachusetts House of Representatives, which focused on the opioid epidemic.
Political Notes: Crocker Delivers Maiden Speech
July 16, 2018
CENTERVILLE — State Rep. William Crocker, R-Centerville, delivered his maiden speech last week on Beacon Hill.
Crocker spoke in favor of House Bill 4725, An Act for Prevention and Access to Appropriate Care and Treatment of Addiction.
The bill, approved by the House in a unanimous vote, places new mandates on practitioners and pharmacies prescribing opioids and advocates for availability of qualified treatment facilities by enhancing the regulatory and licensing authority of the Department of Mental Health and the Department of Public Health.