Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Jul 12 2019
“These grants will help advance cutting-edge projects in South Jersey and help ensure students and teachers are ready for the demands of the 21st century economy.”
Jul 12 2019
“Our service men and women deserve our full support, and today we honored their work by authorizing a 3.1% raise, expanding paid family leave and efforts to improve family housing, and cleaning up contaminated drinking water at our military bases.”
Jul 8 2019
"Today’s CBO report confirms that when people finally receive $15 an hour, they’ll spend more, become less reliant on government assistance and give our economy a needed boost – just like past federal minimum wage increases where families were lifted up and unemployment went down."
Jul 1 2019
NJ Minimum Wage Rose to $10 Today; Federal Minimum Wage Vote Expected in Congress in July
Jun 27 2019
"Chelsea successfully depicted an important reality – our service members and their families make tremendous sacrifices to uphold our American democracy."
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Jun 26 2019
"I’m proud to introduce this legislation to ensure public-sector workers can exercise their rights at the bargaining table."
Jun 25 2019
"Every family knows their personal budget reflects their priorities. The same is true for the federal government’s budget."
Jun 21 2019
"Our service members should be able to efficiently and safely train – and civilians passing by bases should not face undue obstacles or hazards."
Jun 20 2019
"We're all coordinating efforts to ensure we’re best serving South Jersey’s families, homeowners, commuters and first responders."
Jun 20 2019
"As thousands of South Jerseyans continue dealing with severe rain and flooding, we must work to provide as much assistance as possible."

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In The News

Apr 4, 2019 In The News
We can take action so that Equal Pay Day isn’t a necessary evil, but a memory of an injustice that we overcame together.
Apr 27, 2018 In The News

NJBiz. 

...The 250,000-square-foot facility, located adjacent to Campbell Soup Co.’s world headquarters, is more than double the size of the automaker’s previous base in Cherry Hill and will bring more than 550 employees from four sites onto one campus.

Feb 28, 2018 In The News

SNJ Today.

On the afternoon of Wednesday, February 28th, at Highland Regional High School, Norcross sat down with students, school administrators, chiefs of police, and community leaders from Gloucester and Washington townships to talk about gun violence and gun safety.

Feb 24, 2018 In The News

New Jersey Globe. By David Wildstein

Rep. Donald Norcross (D-Camden) has landed a spit on the new Joint Select Committee on the Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans.

The bi-partisan panel, created earlier this month as part of the budget compromise, will review proposals to create a federal loan program for multiemployer pension funds...

Feb 20, 2018 In The News

Courier Post. By Phaedra Trethan

They gathered around the table at The Square Meal in Oaklyn to talk about ... well, whatever they wanted to talk about.

At the head of the table, surrounded by millennial voters, was U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross. The Camden Democrat wanted to hear what was on their minds Tuesday.

Feb 2, 2018 In The News
A Democratic Congressman and a Republican Congressman from South Jersey have joined the Congressional Civility and Respect Caucus. Representatives Tom MacArthur (R-3) and Donald Norcross (D-1) have joined the caucus, which is an informal group of Representatives dedicated to advancing the need for civil debate and respect for different opinions and beliefs, the congressmen announced this week.
Jan 27, 2018 In The News

Rolling Stone. By Matt Laslo

...The group – nearly a quarter of the U.S. House of Representatives – is made up of rural and urban lawmakers, from the far right to the progressive left. They’ve laid out an ambitious agenda for this year that’s focused on getting a package of eight new bills passed and signed into law by President Trump...

Dec 14, 2017 In The News

Insurance News Net. 

Joined by retired  Teamsters  and miners today, Congressional Democrats called for immediate passage of their legislation to ensure the pensions that American workers have earned over a lifetime of work are protected into the future...

Nov 27, 2017 In The News

The New York Times. By Nick Corasaniti

It is a small marker, a cast-iron sign proclaiming in large gold letters the weight of America’s original sin: “Enslaved Africans Once Sold Here.” The sign was unveiled on Monday in a park here, where the waters of the Delaware River once reached and where overcrowded ships arrived carrying people from Africa to be sold off as slaves.

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Oct 4, 2017 In The News

Insider NJ.

Norcross urged the president to immediately develop an infrastructure plan that includes job opportunities with fair wages, skill development programs and comprehensive improvements for our schools, roads, and bridges.

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