Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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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.”
Aug 8 2017
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Reps. Donald Norcross and Annie Kuster, Vice-Chair and Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, sent letter to President Trump calling for action to address the opioid epidemic.
Jul 26 2017
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“Our veterans dedicate their lives to protecting us. The least we can do is dedicate money to help them fight the disease of addiction."
Jul 13 2017
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“Republicans are once again trying to appease the extremists in their party and give billionaires a tax break, while taking healthcare away from millions of Americans."
Jun 27 2017
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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. 

Jun 20 2017
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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. 

Jun 12 2017
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At a news conference on the shore of the Delaware River, U.S. Congressmen Donald Norcross (D-NJ) and Patrick Meehan (R-PA) stressed the importance of regional sharing of Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) information with the goal of preventing opioid abuse.