As leaders, we must ensure that our nation’s finances are balanced and that federal spending is sensible. Our government is most effective when it has a budget in place that minds the deficit and eliminates sequestration, but also funds critical programs. We need to address the national debt by cutting wasteful spending, boosting tax revenue and investing in programs that promote growth and create jobs.
I am working with my colleagues to achieve a responsible budget that properly funds national defense, provides more resources to heal our veterans and puts people back to work as we rebuild and strengthen our infrastructure.
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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) issued the following statement on his NO vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA) that barely passed the House of Representatives with a vote 217-213:
“Only two groups will benefit from this so-called health care bill: billionaires and undertakers.
“TrumpCare is simply a tax break for the super wealthy at the expense of our families, and it will literally put millions of lives at risk.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) issued the following statement on his YES vote on the fiscal year 2017 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, H.R. 244:
“Today’s bipartisan vote is welcome news for the American people. I’ve been fighting to avoid a costly and reckless government shutdown, and today I voted for a bill that provides jobs, opportunity and security for South Jersey’s families.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) issued the following statement on the Administration’s tax reform outline:
“It’s no secret that we need tax reform. However, any tax reform plan needs to benefit working families and those who need tax relief the most, rather than solely benefiting special and corporate interests.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Donald Norcross released the following statement in reaction to President Donald Trump’s budget proposal:
Washington, DC- Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today released the following statement in response to Congress passing another continuing resolution to fund the federal government:
"Following the most divisive election in American history, I am now more determined than ever to stand up for New Jersey's families and move our country forward together," said Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ-01). "I will continue to fight for good jobs, affordable quality education, and the security of our nation and our neighborhoods. I intend to be a leading voice for higher wages and equal pay for equal work.
Washington, DC-Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ-01) continues his fight for pay equity, with an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2017 federal budget that would enact the Paycheck Fairness Act.
Norcross, a member of the U.S. House Budget Committee, demanded passage of the Act and offered an amendment that would help the U.S. Department of Labor identify instances of pay discrimination. Norcross’ amendment would also help women who are victims of pay discrimination get a fair hearing in court.