- Associated Press - Monday, January 9, 2017

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan is visiting a drug and alcohol treatment center to discuss how repealing the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid expansion would harm New Hampshire’s efforts to combat the opioid crisis.

Hassan, a Democrat, will lead a roundtable discussion Monday at the Farnum Center in Manchester.

Republican leaders in Congress want committees to have legislation dismantling much of President Barack Obama’s health overhaul law ready by late January. They’re hoping Congress can quickly send a measure to incoming President Donald Trump phasing out the law, perhaps within a couple of months.


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