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Rep. Donald Norcross. (Photo: Kevin Sanders for New Jersey Globe)

Florio Tribute: Donald Norcross

By New Jersey Globe Staff, September 26 2022 8:43 am

Rep. Donald Norcross (D-Camden) issued the following the statement on the death former Gov. Jim Florio:

“I was saddened to learn of the passing of Governor Jim Florio. He was a dedicated public servant who cared deeply for our great state and its people. He was a true environmentalist, a trailblazer long before it was popular to do so. As a congressman he championed the superfund law that has cleaned up dangerous chemicals in communities in New Jersey and around the country, and as governor he signed the state’s clean water act, saving countless lives. He led by seeing the good in every individual and reached across party lines to do what was right even when it was hard. My deepest sympathies to his wife and family. New Jersey has lost one of our greatest champions and he will be truly missed.”

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