Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Aug 21 2019
“Americans are dying because of skyrocketing drug prices – we must act to save lives.”
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Aug 9 2019
"This is especially good news to receive during National Health Center Week, as we recognize centers like CAMcare and Project H.O.P.E. that provide high-quality care for South Jersey families that need it most, and, in turn, keep our neighbors healthy and out of Emergency Rooms."
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Aug 8 2019
“In America, one child goes missing every forty seconds. As a father and grandfather, that’s an unsettling statistic.”
Aug 7 2019
“This week, we were once again tragically reminded that our communities need all of the resources we can muster to stop acts of violence before they happen,”
Aug 1 2019
“Environment New Jersey is rightfully bringing attention to energy-efficient and renewable options with their electric vehicle showcase events.”
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Jul 24 2019
“Pension plans were set up to fail because of bankruptcy laws that favor owners and investors over workers and it’s up to us to make sure workers aren’t screwed."
Jul 24 2019
"Students that require extra training are not offered a fair shot right now and this bill provides a comprehensive strategy to change that."
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Jul 19 2019
"New Jersey is home to defense facilities that provide high-tech jobs and play an indispensable role in the security of the United States."
Jul 18 2019
“Today is a good day for America’s workers. The House of Representatives finally voted for the first time in more than a decade to lift fulltime workers out of poverty.”
Jul 17 2019
"By repealing this tax, we’re giving workers the certainty they need to plan their benefit packages, and working families are safeguarded from an undue increase to their healthcare costs."
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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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