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County expects opioid settlement dollars

 

Last updated 9/8/2022 at 2:45pm



DAVENPORT—The county may be receiving north of $250,000 in settlement money stemming from a lawsuit filed by the state Atttorney General’s office against three companies blamed for helping to fuel a nationwide opioid epidemic.

Lincoln County’s chunk is a sliver of change compared to the state’s allotment of up to $430 million.

The county receives about 0.17% of the lawsuit payouts, prosecuting attorney Adam Walser told the county commissioners Tuesday, Sept. 6.

“At the end of the day, it’s a good chunk of change coming to the county,” Walser said. “It will be spread out o...



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