Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Feb 24 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Donald Norcross traveled with a bipartisan congressional delegation to Munich, Afghanistan and Iraq to meet with world leaders and visit New Jersey troops serving on the front lines.

Feb 22 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Donald Norcross is asking the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice to address recent bomb threats to Jewish Community Centers across the country.

Feb 15 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In reaction to the Trump Administration's nominee for Labor Secretary Andy Puzder withdrawing from his nomination, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) released the following statement:

Feb 15 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) met with Muslim community leaders from across the state to listen to their concerns regarding the new administration and the president's Muslim ban.

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Feb 13 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) is calling on President Donald Trump to suspend National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and end his security clearance. The call follows reports Flynn may have made a secret deal with Russia’s ambassador, before President Trump took office.
 

Feb 8 2017

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) has been appointed to serve on two House Armed Services subcommittees with jurisdiction over the Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and our nation’s nuclear weapons.

Feb 7 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, Congressman Donald Norcross participated in the first bipartisan Heroin Task Force meeting of 2017, in Washington, D.C., to discuss the science and treatment issues behind heroin and synthetic opioids, such as fentanyl.

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Feb 2 2017

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) spoke on the house Floor this evening against Republican efforts to repeal the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces executive order instituted by President Barack Obama.

Feb 1 2017

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Donald Norcross (D-NJ) and a bipartisan group of representatives sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to continue the use of project labor agreements in future federal construction projects as a tool to raise wages for workers and save taxpayers funds.

Feb 1 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Congressman Donald Norcross (D-NJ) is drawing a line in the sand and taking a stand against the so-called National “Right to Work” Act introduced by Representative Steve King (R-IA), today. Norcross, a former IBEW electrician and union leader, is criticizing the legislation and working to rally Democrats and Republicans against the anti-worker bill.

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In The News

Oct 13, 2015 In The News

An aggressive phone scam targeting New Jersey is caught on video. NBC10’s Mitch Blacher reports with the warning New Jersey residents need to know if they receive a phone call similar to the one caught on video.

See the video here.

Oct 2, 2015 In The News

October 02, 2015 at 12:01 PM

WASHINGTON — All six U.S. House Democrats in New Jersey's congressional delegation called for legislation that can "protect innocent lives while safeguarding the rights of law-abiding gun owners."

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Oct 1, 2015 In The News

When there’s a prayer, there’s a way.

Sewell resident Grace Bobby, group leader for the South Jersey chapter of America Needs Fatima, was hoping to lead a rosary rally to the Sept. 23 canonization of Junipero Serra in Washington D.C., led by Pope Francis.

Sep 30, 2015 In The News

September 30, 2015 at 5:55 PM

The Pentagon could not close any military bases nor retire the KC-10 aircraft now housed at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst under legislation heading to the U.S. House and Senate floor.

Sep 21, 2015 In The News

A new grant awarded by the Department of Justice was awarded to Camden County and Wildwood on Monday.

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Sep 20, 2015 In The News

CHERRY HILL, N.J., (CBS) —  A program to put wounded U.S. veterans into jobs helping fellow veterans is gaining support within the halls of Congress.

This past week, a South Jersey congressman added an aide to his staff whose job it is to help veterans get all the help they need, and earned, from their government.

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Aug 22, 2015 In The News

Amid the platitudes, YouthBuild student Bart Williams, who, for the occasion, replaced the construction training program's T-shirt with a pin-striped suit and polka-dotted pocket square, got to the point.

Aug 19, 2015 In The News

Iran must never be allowed to become a nuclear threat to the world. Not today. Not 10 or 15 years from now. Never.

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