MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The Wisconsin state Senate is scheduled to approve a pair of bills designed to help fight drug abuse and addiction.One bill up for a vote Wednesday would allow emergency and involuntary commitment for drug addicts. Supporters say that would be a tool to help put someone on the road to recovery.The other would ensure that someone who overdoses would be immune from probation or parole revocation if he or she enters a treatment program. Backers say the change would encourage people to call for help in an emergency.Both bills are sponsored by Rep. John Nygren, who has been a leader in tackling the growing problem of heroin and opioid abuse.Once approved by the Senate, the bills head to Gov. Scott … Next »
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