Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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May 23 2019
The bipartisan SECURE Act includes a provision based on Norcross’ bill to allow 529 tax-free savings for apprenticeships.
May 22 2019
"While mental health parity is rightfully the law of the land, our enforcement mechanisms are severely lacking. Insurance companies can get away with not following parity laws, even though lives are on the line. We can and must do more."
May 16 2019
"When Americans have to choose between food or medicine, the system is broken. Our families are crying out for relief from out-of-control prices and unaccountable drug companies."
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May 16 2019
"This bill levels the playing field for the students and future workers who start out in apprenticeships.”
May 15 2019
"There’s been talk about infrastructure investments in Washington, without real, agreed-upon actions to build. We need to change that, invest, and grow the high-skilled, high-wage jobs that America needs."
May 9 2019
"I voted for this act because I know we must work to expand access to coverage – not take it away."
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May 7 2019
"The Congresswoman and I are following all reports surrounding the chopper programs in a comprehensive fashion and assessing how every decision will impact our nation and our region."
May 2 2019
"Workers win when they band together and use their voices to raise wages and strengthen standards in their workplace."
May 2 2019
"We must follow sound science, embrace global cooperation and build a 21st century clean-energy economy."
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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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