Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Health Care

Access to quality and affordable health care is critical to our prosperity as a nation. Our current healthcare system focuses largely on treating symptoms, not finding cures so our priority should be funding cutting edge research. Social Security and Medicare are critical safety net programs that serve our nation’s most vulnerable, so we need to ensure their benefits meet the needs of American seniors by accurately reflecting their cost of living. Over the past hundred years, scientists have made great strides in combatting deadly diseases such as polio and the measles, both of which have been virtually eliminated in the United States. We need to support initiatives that increase investment and create opportunities for great scientific breakthroughs.

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Dec 12 2019
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"Americans are crying out for relief from skyrocketing prescription drug costs, and this bill will lower drug prices for every American struggling to afford their medications. This bill will expand Medicare benefits to include much needed dental, vision and hearing health services."
Nov 6 2019
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“Access to affordable and quality health care is a human right, and no one should be forced to go to the emergency room because they can’t afford their prescription drugs.”
Oct 18 2019
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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).

Oct 17 2019
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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today voted to advance H.R. 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act. The bill, which is a bold proposal to cut the cost of prescription drugs for all Americans, passed the Committee on Education and Labor after approving an amendment offered by Norcross to protect consumers and employees from hidden costs.

Oct 2 2019
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“Everyone ought to have access to quality health care – it’s that simple, and community health centers play an important role in ensuring there’s access for all.”
Aug 21 2019
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“Americans are dying because of skyrocketing drug prices – we must act to save lives.”
Aug 20 2019
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“New Jersey patients, pharmacists and doctors agree that high prices are forcing people to make unthinkable choices. Now, we must stand up to big pharma and act to save lives."
Aug 9 2019
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"This is especially good news to receive during National Health Center Week, as we recognize centers like CAMcare and Project H.O.P.E. that provide high-quality care for South Jersey families that need it most, and, in turn, keep our neighbors healthy and out of Emergency Rooms."
Jul 17 2019
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"By repealing this tax, we’re giving workers the certainty they need to plan their benefit packages, and working families are safeguarded from an undue increase to their healthcare costs."
Jul 12 2019
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“These grants will help advance cutting-edge projects in South Jersey and help ensure students and teachers are ready for the demands of the 21st century economy.”