Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Jan 13, 2022 In The News

"South Jersey families don't deserve to be kicked out of their homes during a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic," said Rep. Donald Norcross (D-1), who pointed out that he supported and voted for ARP.

Jan 6, 2022 In The News

U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross (D., N.J.) wrote in the Star-Ledger, of Newark, “If we cannot accept the threat is real, and if leaders cannot show bold action in pushing back against it, our democracy remains at risk.”

Jan 6, 2022 In The News

One year ago today, I was among the final members of the U.S. Congress to leave the floor of the House of Representatives. I arrived that morning to partake in a historic but largely symbolic moment: certifying the Electoral College vote after then-presidential candidate Joseph R. Biden’s victory. I left to the sound of gunfire...

Jan 6, 2022 In The News

“Remember five people died that day,” said Norcross, D-1st Dist. “This wasn’t tourists going to Disney World. You saw and I saw what was going on there. This was literally trying to take over the government. The idea of trying to discredit the actual event is, I think, a terrible disservice.”

Jan 4, 2022 In The News

Addiction is a neurobiological process, not a moral deficiency, and it needs to be treated as such. If the country is serious about ending the opioid epidemic, an excellent place to start is by removing restrictions on opioid treatment that create opportunity costs for people needing help and stigmatize them.

Dec 20, 2021 In The News

Congressman Donald Norcross, who has been a strong proponent of New Jersey’s burgeoning offshore wind industry, welcomed the news of the MOU and applauded the impact it will have on the South Jersey’s economy.

Dec 15, 2021 In The News

Last year there were 3,046 suspected overdose drug deaths in New Jersey, but recent state data shows this year’s total is on pace to top 3,200.

Dec 15, 2021 In The News

Congressman Donald Norcross stressed the importance of mentorship.

"How important is it to learn those lessons of those who have been there before you?" he asked. 

Dec 9, 2021 In The News

Norcross, chair of the Armed Services tactical air and land forces subcommittee, said the measure “strengthens our national defense by ensuring our military personnel, their families, and the companies in the South Jersey region that supported them are bolstered by increasing pay and funding vital jobs and research that improves the survivability of our troops in

Dec 8, 2021 In The News

“The Balzano Marine Terminal is a critical link in our supply chain and handles cargo that feeds directly into the broader economy,” Rep. Norcross said. “Increasing the number of low-emission reach stackers at the terminal will grow its capacity to offload and move goods, ease bottlenecks, and contribute to the South Jersey economy.”