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In the NewsJames writes for the Local Voices section of the Patch newspapers.
prescription painkiller deaths more than guns deaths
For the 11th consecutive year, fatal prescription painkiller overdose has increased, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Three-quarters of the more than 38,000 deaths related to prescription painkillers involved Oxycontin and Vicodin and...
the absurd wait for veterans filing claims
As of today there are nearly 900,000 Veterans waiting for Disability Claims to be processed with an average wait of more than 270 days. The number of Veterans waiting more than a year...
Upcoming EventsJames is visiting all of the neighborhoods in his district. Check his upcoming events to see where he will be next.
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