Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Sep 28 2021
News Release
“I have long applauded Acenda for their commitment to providing crucial services for members of our community impacted by mental health and substance use disorders, and I am happy to have supported this funding that will help so many.”
Mar 12 2021
News Release
“As America continues to battle a public health crisis and economic crisis, the opioid epidemic has been fueled by the pandemic and continues to claim more lives each year than all of the Vietnam War and, unfortunately, suicide is also on the rise in nearly every state in our nation."
Nov 17 2020
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“As America continues to battle a public health crisis and economic crisis, the opioid epidemic continues to claim American lives every day."
Oct 27 2020
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“As America faces the health and economic crises brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, this federal funding will help our neighbors who are also struggling with addiction, as well as those impacted by sexual assault.”
Jun 9 2020
News Release
"As America faces a number of pandemics, this funding will help address the opioid epidemic and all who are struggling with addiction."
Apr 28 2020
News Release
“New Jersey is facing an economic crisis, and our workers impacted by COVID-19 need assistance in getting back into the workforce.
Oct 18 2019
News Release

CHERRY HILL, NJ – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today announced $3,012,099 in funding to address the opioid crisis, reducing youth homelessness and implementing neighborhood outreach programs. The funding comes from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF).

Jun 26 2019
In The News
As vice-chair of the Bipartisan Addiction Task Force, one of the largest bipartisan groups in Congress, I will keep shining a light on the fact that addiction is a medical condition – not a moral or criminal issue.
Jun 25 2019
News Release
"Every family knows their personal budget reflects their priorities. The same is true for the federal government’s budget."
Jun 19 2019
News Release
"Today, we took action to fund quality education for our children and grandchildren, and we strengthened workers’ rights and safety to help correct the growing gap between CEOs and rank-and-file workers."