Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Apr 1 2020
“As health care professionals describe their hospitals as war zones and the death toll in our states continues to rise, federal funding must be prioritized for hospitals and health care providers in states bearing the brunt of treating infected patients,” the lawmakers wrote to HHS Secretary Alex Azar.
Apr 1 2020
“As South Jersey health care providers are working around the clock to keep residents safe, our community is coming together to provide needed resources and I thank Cooper and Virtua for joining with Camden County to open this new COVID-19 testing site."
Mar 27 2020
“Seniors are among the most vulnerable groups of people to COVID-19; approximately 8 out of 10 deaths reported in the U.S. occurred in adults aged 65 years and older."
Mar 27 2020
“New Jersey and the nation is facing the dual threat of a grave health emergency and an economic crisis. Working families, health care providers and small businesses urgently need relief, and help is on the way,."
Mar 26 2020
"As our hospitals, health care workers and every American across the country continues to adapt to the impact of COVID-19, the last thing they should need to worry about is being charged excessive prices for basic essentials, equipment and supplies."
Mar 26 2020
“With the Major Disaster Declaration, New Jersey is now eligible for additional federal resources and support to combat the coronavirus outbreak and help our residents."
Mar 24 2020
“The federal government needs to provide support for our state and municipalities who have been frontline responders during this difficult time.”
Mar 24 2020
We’re all making sacrifices as we continue to practice social distancing in order to Flatten the Curve. Our health care professionals and first responders need us all to be patient, be kind, and be safe.
Mar 20 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) met with a ShopRite executive in South Jersey today to discuss the federal government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and to discuss the impact it’s had on ShopRite’s business and the measures they have taken to help keep employees and patrons safe.

Mar 19 2020
In light of the ongoing global outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), many veterans have been asking questions about what the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and its medical facilities are doing to protect and care for veterans during the outbreak.

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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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