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October 25, 2018 Media, Press Releases

NJBIA’s EDS & MEDS Draws Academia, Industry, Investors, Entrepreneurs and Government Leaders. Congressman Donald Norcross, CUHC’s Louis Bezich to Deliver Remarks 

Academic leaders, medical industry experts, entrepreneurs, the investor community and public officials will gather in Camden on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at a special NJBIA event exploring how to leverage the synergy of South Jersey’s “EDS & MEDS” ecosystem to grow the region’s economy.

October 24, 2018 Media, Press Releases

Norcross’ Jobs Plus Recovery Act Now Law

Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross’ bipartisan Jobs Plus Recovery Act was signed into law – as part of the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act. Norcross’ bill establishes a pilot program to give addicts access to job training services during the recovery process, helping lower the likelihood of relapse and providing a boost to local economies.

October 17, 2018 Media, Press Releases

Camden County Introduces County-Wide Service to Combat Opioid Crisis

Camden County Freeholders and officials came together to introduce a new program into their court system to help combat the opioid crisis. The program, which is being modeled after a similar initiative in Gloucester Township, is being called Project Save.

“I don’t know a person in this room that would blame someone for having cancer, for having diabetes, for having heart disease, but somehow the narrative in this county still is that ‘it’s their fault.’ This is a disease of addiction,” said Congressman Donald Norcross.

October 3, 2018 Media, Press Releases

Rutgers-Camden Awarded Almost $550K for Criminal Justice Research

On Monday, U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross [NJ-01] announced that $546,727 was awarded to the university from the U.S. Department of Justice for forensic science and criminal justice research.

“All of our South Jersey institutions are working to reduce crime — at the research, enforcement and community development levels — and we’re seeing the hard work pay off as safety continues to improve in the City of Camden,” Norcross said in a statement. “This grant will allow for game-changing forensics discovery right here in our backyard and will positively impact on our local economy. I’m proud to see the next generation of local students and researchers transforming the law enforcement field for the better.”