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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Mar 24 2017
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Washington, DC–Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) issued the following statement following the failure of the Republican-led Congress’ health care legislation:

Mar 24 2017
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Washington, DC–As Republicans in Congress debated changes to their health care bill, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today led a group of Representatives petitioning President Donald Trump to reverse provisions that would threaten coverage for drug addiction treatment.

Feb 7 2017
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, Congressman Donald Norcross participated in the first bipartisan Heroin Task Force meeting of 2017, in Washington, D.C., to discuss the science and treatment issues behind heroin and synthetic opioids, such as fentanyl.

Jan 15 2017
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CAMDEN, N.J. –Today, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) joined with New Jersey residents, patients, and health care advocates at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Camden to speak out in support of saving the Affordable Care Act.

"Repealing the Affordable Care Act will turn care into chaos," Norcross said. "Today, we are standing up and fighting back to save our health care."

Dec 6 2016
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Washington, DC- Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today released the following statement in response to Rutgers University-Camden Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs report:  Is South Jersey Getting Its “Fair Share” of Public Goods? which concluded:    “...counties in the South of Jersey are far less likely than those in the North or Central regions to receive public goods, either as state aid, state assumption of project costs within the county, or general public benefits like transportation

Dec 6 2016
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Washington, DC-Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ-01) & U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker today applauded a decision by our nation’s railroads to voluntarily implement an important hazmat safety measure included in legislation introduced by Norcross & Menendez in response to the 2012 Conrail derailment and vinyl chloride spill in Paulsboro, N.J.

Nov 30 2016
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Washington, DC-Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today voted for successful passage of the bipartisan 21st Century Cures Act, which dedicates $6.3 billion over 10 years for key biomedical priorities, including research for cures and treatments for disease and illness, as well as comprehensive mental health reform.

Nov 15 2016
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"Following the most divisive election in American history, I am now more determined than ever to stand up for New Jersey's families and move our country forward together," said Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ-01). "I will continue to fight for good jobs, affordable quality education, and the security of our nation and our neighborhoods. I intend to be a leading voice for higher wages and equal pay for equal work.

Oct 6 2016
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Camden, NJ-Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today joined with the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, South Jersey leaders, and local health care providers to host a roundtable discussion on ways to increase the number of Hispanic constituents enrolled in the Affordable Care Act in advance of the open enrollment period, which begins November 1, 2016.