Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Jun 27 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force led by Representatives  Donald Norcross (D-NJ), Annie Kuster (D-NH), Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) released its legislative agenda for the 115th Congress.

Jun 22 2017
"I owe my path to technical training – it’s what took me from Community College to construction work to Congress. In New Jersey alone, nine out of the ten fastest-growing occupations require either a certificate or on-the-job-training."
Jun 22 2017
"Senate Republicans are deceitfully calling this bill ‘better care,’ but it’s actually ‘badder care.’ It’s not any better, in fact it’s not even care at all. This plan is still a tax break for the very wealthy disguised as ‘care’ for American families."
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Jun 22 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01), member of the House Armed Services Committee, House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (WA-09), and 21 other original co-sponsors introduced the Fostering Unity Against Russian Aggression Act of 2017. 

Jun 21 2017
Ahead of the National Defense Authorization Act mark-up next week, Congressman Donald Norcross led a letter to the leaders of the House Armed Services Committee requesting funding for 18 air refueling tankers.
Jun 21 2017
"This study proves raising the minimum wage is a smart, sensible policy that lifts people up without cutting jobs down"
Jun 20 2017
Today, Congressman Donald Norcross, member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, introduced the Remedial Education Improvement Act to make remedial – commonly called developmental – education programs more effective, fair and less expensive.
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Jun 20 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Donald Norcross (D-NJ), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Stephanie Murphy (D-FL), Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) and Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH) introduced the Road to Recovery Act - bipartisan legislation eliminating the Medicaid Institutions for Mental Diseases (IMD) exclusion for substance use disorder and help states expand access to inpatient treatment for its enrollees. 

Jun 19 2017
U.S. Congressmen Donald Norcross, Frank LoBiondo and Tom MacArthur sent a bipartisan letter with 67 of their colleagues to Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnuchin protesting the Administration’s plan to eliminate the federal deduction for state and local taxes. The elimination of this deduction would be especially detrimental to high-tax states like New Jersey, California, New York and Illinois.
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Jun 16 2017
Ahead of the third weekend of Pride parades around the country, U.S. Representative Donald Norcross (D-NJ) and U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) led a group of seventy-two Members of Congress in writing President Trump today to expressing dismay at his Administration’s failure to recognize LGBT Pride Month, and to share broad concerns regarding efforts to turn back the clock on LGBT rights.
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In The News

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.

May 23, 2017 In The News

Burlington County Times. By: David Levinsky

The U.S. Department of Defense released the details of President Donald Trump's military budget for the upcoming 2018 fiscal year, and like numerous spending plans introduced previously, it seeks authorization for another round of base closures.

May 23, 2017 In The News

NJ.com. By: Jonathan Salant

Even as he proposed boosting defense spending by $54 billion, President Donald Trump followed the lead of his predecessor in asking for a new round of military base closings.

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