Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Jul 2 2020
“We encourage your visit to the 177th Fighter Wing and express our strong support for the 177th Fighter Wing to be selected as a candidate base for the next round of basing decisions for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.”
Jul 2 2020
“As we’ve seen through the current pandemic and the early severe lack of personal protective equipment, when we don’t have the manufacturing capacity here in the US, our National Security and the lives of Americans are at risk. We must do better.”
Jul 2 2020
“We live in an uncertain world with persistent, credible threats to our nation and our democracy, so it is more important than ever that we support our men and women in uniform and ensure the readiness and modernization of our nation’s armed forces while spending our valuable resources wisely."
Jul 1 2020
“In Congress, my top three priorities are jobs, education and security, and this bill’s infrastructure investments check all three of those boxes.”
Jul 1 2020
“The security of our nation’s food supply hinges on migrant farmworkers,” the lawmakers wrote. “Yet none of the COVID-19 relief packages that Congress has passed so far this year have included funding specifically supporting the children of migrant farmworkers."
Jun 30 2020
"This bipartisan bill recognizes that hardship and eases the burden during these often stressful transitions. I’m honored to serve and support South Jersey military spouses, as well as those stationed around the world.”
Jun 29 2020
“I’ve been working hard with my colleagues in Congress to defend and strengthen the Affordable Care Act while the President relentlessly tries to tear down the law and its protections for people with pre-existing conditions.”
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Jun 29 2020
“Today, the Supreme Court rightfully overturned a Louisiana law restricting abortion access, blocking a repulsive attempt by Republicans to suppress women’s rights and their access to health care."
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Jun 25 2020
“I stand with my community and all those around the nation calling for justice following the senseless murder of George Floyd, along with real, meaningful change to the American policing culture and an end to systemic racial injustices.”
Jun 23 2020
"Today, I voted for the Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee provisions of the FY21 NDAA. These provisions take the commonsense approaches necessary to support our air and sea forces as they defend our democracy and our allies overseas and continue Congress’ oversight in protecting our taxpayer dollars."

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In The News

Jan 31, 2020 In The News

New Jersey Globe. By David Wildstein

Rep. Donald Norcross (D-Camden)

"Today’s events are a solemn reminder of our duty as Americans to protect the great democracy that our founders built.

Jan 23, 2020 In The News

CBS Philly. By Cleve Bryan

New Jersey Congressman Donald Norcross is among those pushing for better security at religious sites like churches and synagogues. When Joan Kaplon takes her granddaughter to preschool at the Katz Jewish Community Center in Cherry Hill, she can’t help but worry for her safety.

Jan 8, 2020 In The News

WPG Talk Radio. By Dan Alexander

Most in New Jersey's congressional delegation temporarily tempered their criticism of President Donald Trump and offered support for U.S. troops apparently targeted by Iran in a missile attack by Iran on Tuesday night.

Nov 12, 2019 In The News

New Jersey Globe. By David Wildstein

Rep. Donald Norcross (D-Camden) told the New Jersey Legislature that he opposed a bill to delay planned minimum wage increases, calling the premise of the proposal “illogical.”

Nov 7, 2019 In The News

Courier-Post. By Phaedra Trethan

...The BRAVE Act — Bringing Registered Apprenticeships to Veterans Education — will be introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives next week, said Norcross, a former electrician and vocal proponent of skilled trades training.

Nov 4, 2019 In The News

Courier Post. By Phaedra Trethan

"Cobblestones are the original speed bumps," joked U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross, "brought over from the Old Country."

Oct 31, 2019 In The News

NJBiz. By NJBiz Staff

On Wednesday, an amendment by U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross, D-1st District, to the College Affordability Act to expand child care services for parents enrolled in college was approved by the House Education and Labor Committee.

Oct 21, 2019 In The News

NJ Spotlight. By John Reitmeyer

Undertaking a major rewrite of the Higher Education Act is one way to address concerns about college affordability and student debt, according to a group of federal lawmakers that includes a congressman from South Jersey.

Sep 18, 2019 In The News

Burlington County Times. By David Levinsky

New Jersey Democrats Donald Norcross and Andy Kim were tapped to join a conference of lawmakers from the U.S. House and Senate that will seek to negotiate a new defense policy bill.

Sep 4, 2019 In The News

New Jersey Globe. By Nikita Biryukov

Though New Jersey avoided losing any projects as part of President Donald Trump’s plan to divert cash from military installations to fund a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico, New Jersey’s members on the House Armed Services Committee aren’t pleased with the move.

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