As Gov. Scott Walker signs the 2017 Special Session on Opioid Abuse bills today, take a look back at the recent history of opioid abuse prevention and education legislation in Wisconsin. Rep. John Nygren (R-Marinette) has chaired the effort to combat Wisconsin’s opioid epidemic with his Heroin, Opioid Prevention and Education (HOPE) agenda starting in the 2013-14 session. Nygren authored eleven bills as part of the HOPE agenda in this year’s session. Track their progress through the legislature this with this Special Session timeline.