Pew and our partners frequently host events to inform media and interested parties about our work. Upcoming events, with their locations, are listed on the Events Calendar; you can also view events by topic or location.
These events include press briefings, panel discussions or teleconferences, and are generally only open to journalists and the policy community. When a text transcript is available, it will be posted on this site.
Methadone, a synthetic opioid historically used to treat heroin addiction, is also prescribed for chronic, noncancer pain. While methadone accounts for just 2 percent of opioid pain reliever prescriptions, it is responsible for nearly one-third of all overdose deaths. On Nov. 17, the National Conference of State Legislators hosted a webinar featuring Cynthia Reilly, director of The Pew... Read More
The Pew Charitable Trusts, together with seven public health and consumer groups, will host a briefing Nov. 18 as part of Get Smart About Antibiotics Week. The event is meant to raise awareness about the growing threat of antibiotic resistance and the importance of using these drugs appropriately. Read More
U.S. citizens and lawful immigrants can routinely obtain and renew driver’s licenses, and some states have decided to allow unauthorized immigrants to do so as well. As of the summer of 2015, 10 states—California, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Vermont, and Washington—and the District of Columbia issue driver’s licenses to this... Read More