Several new laws were signed Monday designed to help people with opiate abuse
and addition. Governor Scott Walker signed seven bills that were part of the Heroin Opiate Prevention and Education legislative package. Walker talks about what the laws will now do.
The H.O.P.E Legislation also allows short term sanctions for people who violate conditions of extended supervision, parole, probation designed to help deal with the addition to prevent further crimes. Additional dollars in the drug court programs are also in the budget.