Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Oct 13 2017
Following the announcement that Social Security recipients will receive a 2% cost-of-living increase next year, Congressman Donald Norcross announced he is re-introducing the Seniors’ Security Act to help seniors who are struggling to pay their medical bills.
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Oct 13 2017
“Iran must never be allowed to become a nuclear threat to the world. Not now. Not ever. Unfortunately, the President’s reckless decision to decertify Iran’s compliance with the JCPOA could harm our alliances and embolden Iran."
Oct 11 2017
U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross, Vice-Chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, provided testimony for the House Energy and Commerce Committee during Member Day on the opioid epidemic.
Oct 11 2017
On National Coming Out Day, Congressman Donald Norcross led a letter urging Attorney General Jeff Sessions to stand against workplace discrimination. “Everyone deserves the right to feel safe in the workplace. Employees should be hired and fired based on their ability to do the job, not for who they are or whom they love.”
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Oct 5 2017
"Thanks to this grant, firefighters will now have the water they need to protect our community and families will have safe drinking water.”
Oct 4 2017
“We need to update our aging infrastructure and, when we invest properly, we will add high-skilled, high-wage jobs.”
Sep 29 2017
Congressman Norcross hosted a summit on Women in the Workforce in Haddonfield, NJ that focused on policies that support and empower women in the workforce.
Sep 27 2017
“I urge Americans to reject this plan and demand that Republicans finally work with Democrats to actually create jobs, raise wages, and bring real relief to working families.”
Sep 25 2017
"A hard day’s work deserves a fair day’s pay, it’s that simple. Working families know that wages haven’t kept up with the work they put in or the bills they pay out. Americans are ready – and waiting – for Congress to act to raise the wage.”
Sep 15 2017
U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross announced that Rutgers University in Camden has been awarded a $452,829 federal Academic Research Enhancement Award by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

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In The News

Aug 15, 2017 In The News
Representatives finished a four-stop, cross-country tour on Aug. 4 that set out to [...] understand and tap into the economic anxiety felt by many working class voters.
Jul 24, 2017 In The News
First and foremost for me is raising your wages. I will keep standing up for every hard-working American who knows wages are too low and a rigged system is putting our families at risk. This is my mission, as it has been my entire career, and I look forward to the fight.
Jun 9, 2017 In The News
An engineering program at Rowan University will be receiving a $203,000 federal grant from the National Science Foundation to help better prepare students for workplace safety.
Jun 9, 2017 In The News
Rowan University has received a federal grant to continue its advancements in engineering education.
Jun 9, 2017 In The News
Congressman Donald Norcross writes that "fewer families with health insurance, less security for workers with pre-existing conditions and fewer jobs overall equals a bad deal for the American worker."
Jun 4, 2017 In The News
South Jersey Democrat Don Norcross joined with Southeastern Pennsylvania Republican Pat Meehan and Delaware Democrat Lisa Blunt Rochester, all urging their Governors to work on a cooperative level.
Jun 4, 2017 In The News

CBS Philadelphia. By: David Madden

A South Jersey congressman spent the past week in Germany, quietly getting an up close and personal chance to learn about Russia’s political system from many of those who run it.

Jun 1, 2017 In The News

The Burlington County Times. By: David Levinsky. 

Another South Jersey congressman is taking on a leadership role in the fight against the national heroin and opioid addiction crisis.

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May 26, 2017 In The News

The Courier-Post. By: The Editorial Board

U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross will be visiting the Courier-Post this afternoon to discuss how what’s happening in the nation’s capital will affect South Jersey residents.

We’ll bring you part of that discussion live. Look for our Facebook Live broadcast today around 1 p.m.

May 24, 2017 In The News

NJ.com. By: Jonathan Salant

Funding for hangars to house the new KC-46 refueling tankers at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst were included in President Donald Trump's fiscal 2018 budget.

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