Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Mar 22 2019
"As we work together to combat high maternal and infant mortality rates in our state and communities, we rely on programs like Camden Healthy Start who work directly with women and children in need."
Mar 21 2019
"We must make sure the brave men and women who risk their lives to protect our country and communities are provided with top-notch, comprehensive health screenings."
Mar 13 2019
Funding for critical national security missions at JBMDL, Picatinny, 177th Fighter Wing at Atlantic City potentially at stake.
Mar 8 2019
"I’ve always supported making voting easier, not harder – and it’s a good thing we finally have the opportunity to give more Americans the ability to have their voices heard, to implement campaign finance reform and to restore trust in our public institutions."

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.