Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Feb 12 2018
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"Reducing the ONDCP’s budget and decentralizing the federal response to the drug crisis would be an unnecessary and ill-advised risk."
Feb 2 2018
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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force is calling on Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ) and Ranking Member Nita Lowey (D-NY) to support funding for the opioid epidemic public health emergency.

Jan 10 2018
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“We must invest time, effort and money to save lives. Every delay means we’ll lose another child, grandchild, friend or neighbor to the disease of addiction.”
Oct 26 2017
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“The fact that the opioid epidemic is a national emergency has long been painfully obvious to the millions of families across America with a family member who is struggling with, or has been lost to, addiction."
Oct 24 2017
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Today the leaders of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force applauded the passage of the INTERDICT Act in the House of Representatives.
Oct 20 2017
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Today the leaders of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force wrote to President Trump urging him to follow through on his commitment to declare the opioid epidemic a national emergency.
Oct 11 2017
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U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross, Vice-Chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, provided testimony for the House Energy and Commerce Committee during Member Day on the opioid epidemic.
Aug 10 2017
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The Task Force is urging Congress and the Administration to work together to ensure that the Public Health Emergency Fund has the resources to take on the crisis.
Aug 10 2017
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The Bipartisan Heroin Task Force is calling on Congress and the Administration to take immediate, meaningful action to address the opioid epidemic.
Aug 8 2017
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“We can do better for those struggling with addiction. We can have better guidelines for medical school courses, better curriculum to address safe prescribing and better implementation of the medical education regulations that already exist.”