Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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We have a responsibility to future generations to leave behind an earth and environment that is clean and sustainable. This responsibility also presents opportunities to create jobs and grow our economy by inventing, manufacturing and installing clean energy technology and other sustainable solutions here in America. Environmentally sustainable policies and investments in renewable energy will reduce America’s dependence on fossil fuels and foreign oil, and help address climate change.

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Apr 24 2017
News Release

CHERRY HILL, NJ – Today, as reports surface that an Executive Order is in the works to review the locations available for offshore oil and gas exploration, Congressmen Donald Norcross (NJ-01) urges the Administration to keep in place the Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program of 2017-2022, which prohibits drilling in the Atlantic Ocean.

Dec 8 2016
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Washington, DC- Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today released the following statement after the passage of the bipartisan Delaware River Basin Conservation Act, which is part of a larger water resources bill known as the Water Resources Development Act:

Dec 6 2016
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Washington, DC-Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ-01) & U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker today applauded a decision by our nation’s railroads to voluntarily implement an important hazmat safety measure included in legislation introduced by Norcross & Menendez in response to the 2012 Conrail derailment and vinyl chloride spill in Paulsboro, N.J.

Nov 15 2016
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"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.

Oct 12 2016
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Washington, DC-Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today announced two separate National Science Foundation (NSF) grants awarded to Rowan University College of Engineering, totaling more than $750,000.

“These awards aren’t just investments in our local students—but investments in technology, the economy, even the safety & security of our nation. These funds will go a long way helping us achieve important objectives in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM),” said Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ-01).

Aug 31 2016
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Cherry Hill, NJ-Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today announced a $300,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for Rowan University’s College of Engineering to foster a deeper understanding of the impact of engineering solutions on the economy, society, and the environment.

Aug 25 2016
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN-Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today traveled to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee in observance of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.

Rep. Norcross joined Senator Lamar Alexander (TN), Rep. Phil Roe (TN-01) and local leaders for an appreciation luncheon honoring Park employees at the Park’s headquarters in Gatlinburg.

Aug 2 2016
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Rep. Norcross is hosting a FREE constituent services fair Tuesday, August 9, 2016 from 9am-4pm in the Atrium at Camden County College-Blackwood Campus, located at 200 College Drive, Blackwood, NJ 08012.

Among the agencies that will be in attendance: Social Security Administration, Medicare, Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, U.S. Department of Labor, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Veterans Administration, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services, FDIC, and many more.

Jul 14 2016
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Washington, DC-U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today announced new efforts in the U.S. House of Representatives for environmental cleanup and enforcement.

Jun 24 2016
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Washington, DC-U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ-01) joined President Obama at the White House June 22, 2016 for the signing of chemical safety legislation championed by late U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey.

The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act makes vital updates to The Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) of 1976 to ensure new layers of protection for U.S. families from chemicals found in everyday products.