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Marco Rubio says federal government needs to provide more treatment funds for uninsured heroin addicts

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Sitting with Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, Florida’s Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio pledged Monday to do whatever he can to help combat the growing heroin crisis, saying that federal funds for treatment of uninsured addicts are critical. Jacobs has made Orange County’s heroin crisis a top priority for her efforts, and recently oversaw a task force looking for answers to a dramatic increase in heroin usage and deaths in Central Florida. And Rubio arrived Monday to assure her that…

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