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By Forrest Hershberger
Publisher, Sun-Telegraph 

County Enters Opioid Settlement

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November 24, 2021

Cheyenne County has entered a case that could net the county part of the national opioid settlement.

County Attorney Paul Schaub said the State of Nebraska will receive about 15 percent and the counties 15 percent. He said 70 percent of the national settlement is for treatment and counseling services. In order to receive the funding, the county needs to commit to be part of the case.

“Everyone that I've seen across the nation are accepting these funds,” he said.

He said the remaining question is if there will be controls on how the funds are used.

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