Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Nov 12 2019
“This is an irresponsible proposal that will harm both workers and businesses. This proposal should be rejected by the Senate Labor Committee on Thursday and I’m calling on all New Jerseyans to make their voices heard today."
Nov 7 2019
“Our veterans risk their lives for our freedom, and they should be afforded every opportunity to succeed as civilians. These well-trained, highly-skilled servicemembers are uniquely qualified to succeed in registered apprenticeship programs where they can learn and earn on the path to a rewarding career.”
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Nov 6 2019
“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.”
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Nov 1 2019
As the Senate and House negotiate appropriations legislation for fiscal year 2020 we strongly encourage you to include – consistent with House-passed legislation – backpay for workers who were employed by federal government contractors and who did not receive pay during the most recent federal government shutdown which ended in January 2019.”

Norcross Fights for Retirement Security

Jul 24, 2019

U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross urges his colleagues to vote in favor of H.R. 397, the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act. The Act – commonly called “The Butch Lewis Act” – addresses the nation’s worsening multiemployer pension crisis.

Norcross Leads New Jersey Military Base Tour

Jul 23, 2019

U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross and New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy led the New Jersey Congressional Delegation on a tour of New Jersey’s military installations. There were stops at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, the 177th Fighter Wing in Atlantic City, Picatinny Arsenal and Naval Weapons Station Earle.

Congressman Donald Norcross Ahead of Groundbreaking Vote to Raise the Wage

Jul 18, 2019

U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross – a former minimum-wage worker and member of the House Committee on Education and Labor – calls on his colleagues in the House to pass the Raise the Wage Act, of which he is a lead sponsor. After more than 10 years without an increase in the federal minimum wage – the longest stretch in history – fulltime working Americans have been suffering. If the Raise the Wage Act becomes law, minimum-wage workers would see an increase to $15 an hour gradually by 2025.

Health Care Weekend of Action

Jun 16, 2019

Congressman Donald Norcross is committed to ensuring everyone has access to affordable care & to reining in the high price of prescription drugs during Health Care Weekend of Action. June 14-16, 2019.

Norcross in Normandy on 75th Anniversary of Allied D-Day Invasion

Jun 7, 2019

U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) – a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee – attended a bipartisan Congressional Delegation to Normandy, France to mark the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Allied D-Day invasion. The delegation, led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, took part in observances of the anniversary along with veterans and their families, active duty service members, government and military officials, and foreign dignitaries.