Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Apr 24 2019
"South Jersey patients, pharmacists and doctors agree that high prices are forcing people to make unthinkable choices. Now, we must act to save lives."
Apr 22 2019
"We must stand together and fight for the rights of all women to have access to care and the ability to talk openly with professionals when making their own medical decisions."
Apr 19 2019
"Today, at our joint service armament research and development center, I saw firsthand how the latest technologies are being used to create the most advanced weapons for our servicemembers."
Apr 17 2019
"I’m glad the state has finally heeded the call to reopen the line and return normalcy for the tens of thousands of people in South Jersey who rely on the Atlantic City Rail Line."

Norcross Ahead of First Minimum Wage Vote in Over a Decade

Mar 6, 2019

U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross – a former minimum-wage worker – urges his colleagues to join him in voting in favor of the Raise the Wage Act in the House Committee on Education and Labor. This will mark the first vote in more than a decade to raise the federal minimum wage. The Raise the Wage Act: • Gradually raises the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 an hour over the next six years to lift millions of workers out of poverty, stimulate local economies and restore the value of minimum wage, and • Indexes future increases in the federal minimum wage to median wage to ensure the value of minimum wage does not once again erode over time. The Raise the Wage Act of 2019 was introduced by Norcross, the Democratic leadership team and Senator Bernie Sanders with 181 House cosponsors.

Congressman Norcross Tells a Family's Gun Violence Story That Spans Multiple Generations

Feb 27, 2019

Congressman Donald Norcross, a member of the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, tells the story about one family that spans generations. In Camden, New Jersey, Charles Cohen survived the first modern mass shooting in 1949. He hid in a closet as his mother and father were murdered by Howard Unruh. Seventy years later, his granddaughter Carly Novell hid in a closet in Parkland, Florida as a gunman killed seventeen of her classmates and teachers. Carly Novell says, "this pain shouldn’t be generational” and Congressman Norcross agrees.

Norcross Talks President Trump and the Economy on MSNBC Live with Stephanie Ruhle

Sep 11, 2018

Congressman Norcross appeared on MSNBC Live with Stephanie Ruhle on September 10, 2018 to discuss the latest news coming from the White House and that state of our economy.

Norcross Honors the 55th Anniversary of the "I Have a Dream" Speech

Aug 28, 2018

Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) speaks about the significance of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech in 1963.