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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force led by Representatives Donald Norcross (D-NJ), Annie Kuster (D-NH), Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) released its legislative agenda for the 115th Congress. The agenda includes commonsense, bipartisan legislation to address the opioid epidemic from the perspective of law enforcement, prevention, treatment, and recovery.
WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Donald Norcross (D-NJ), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Stephanie Murphy (D-FL), Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) and Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH) introduced the Road to Recovery Act - bipartisan legislation eliminating the Medicaid Institutions for Mental Diseases (IMD) exclusion for substance use disorder and help states expand access to inpatient treatment for its enrollees.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (D-NJ) was named vice-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force by co-chairs Congressman Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (D-NH). Norcross will be serving as vice-chair alongside Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA).
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) issued the following statement on his NO vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA) that barely passed the House of Representatives with a vote 217-213:
“Only two groups will benefit from this so-called health care bill: billionaires and undertakers.
“TrumpCare is simply a tax break for the super wealthy at the expense of our families, and it will literally put millions of lives at risk.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) issued the following statement on his YES vote on the fiscal year 2017 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, H.R. 244:
“Today’s bipartisan vote is welcome news for the American people. I’ve been fighting to avoid a costly and reckless government shutdown, and today I voted for a bill that provides jobs, opportunity and security for South Jersey’s families.