Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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America's Workers

Our national workforce keeps our country running and provides invaluable services we often take for granted. Nobody should have to work multiple jobs or extraordinary hours to provide for their family, save for retirement or feel financially secure. As an electrician by trade, I know the best social program in the world is a job and I believe every worker must have an opportunity to succeed, which starts with fair pay. Women have made great strides in history, but it’s time they receive equal pay for equal work and the opportunity to maintain a work and family balance. We need to ensure working families have fair wages, safe working conditions, and a voice in the workplace. ​

 

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Oct 5 2017
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"Thanks to this grant, firefighters will now have the water they need to protect our community and families will have safe drinking water.”
Oct 4 2017
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“We need to update our aging infrastructure and, when we invest properly, we will add high-skilled, high-wage jobs.”
Sep 29 2017
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Congressman Norcross hosted a summit on Women in the Workforce in Haddonfield, NJ that focused on policies that support and empower women in the workforce.
Sep 27 2017
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“I urge Americans to reject this plan and demand that Republicans finally work with Democrats to actually create jobs, raise wages, and bring real relief to working families.”
Sep 25 2017
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"A hard day’s work deserves a fair day’s pay, it’s that simple. Working families know that wages haven’t kept up with the work they put in or the bills they pay out. Americans are ready – and waiting – for Congress to act to raise the wage.”
Sep 13 2017
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"I know that the best social program is a good job with fair wages and the dignity that comes with it. I look forward to working with my colleagues as we focus on Jobs for America – more high-skilled, high-wage jobs.”
Sep 5 2017
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"The four-year college experience is critical for many, but it’s not for everyone, so it’s important we allow 529s to be used in more than one way that helps shape our workforce."
Sep 1 2017
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Congressman Norcross announced the Peter J. McGuire Labor Day Landmark Act that designates the Peter J. McGuire Memorial and Gravesite located in Pennsauken, New Jersey, as a National Historic Landmark.
Aug 16 2017
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"NAFTA must first and foremost benefit American workers. The Trump Administration can accomplish that goal by having an open and transparent process and that includes the voices of working people."
Aug 15 2017
In The News
Representatives finished a four-stop, cross-country tour on Aug. 4 that set out to [...] understand and tap into the economic anxiety felt by many working class voters.