Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Apr 28 2020
“New Jersey is facing an economic crisis, and our workers impacted by COVID-19 need assistance in getting back into the workforce.
Apr 24 2020
The lawmakers called for prioritization of hotspots like New Jersey and the utilization of mobile testing to expand testing access. The Members also asked the President to reconsider Governor Murphy’s application for an additional federal testing site in South Jersey.
Apr 23 2020
“This package provides critical funding to increase testing, more resources for hospitals and health care providers to continue their response to the crisis, and additional assistance for small businesses to keep workers employed.”
Apr 21 2020
“As the country continues to face both a public health emergency and an economic crisis, allocating funding for our frontline workers must remain a top priority. In order to have a healthy economy, we first need a healthy workforce."
Apr 17 2020
“My heart is broken over the passing of my dear friend Martha Wilson."
Apr 17 2020
“To fight this disease, we must first understand it. The work being done at Rutgers–Camden will advance our knowledge of how the coronavirus infects patients and how the disease spreads – information we desperately need."
Apr 14 2020
“I am deeply saddened and shocked by the sudden passing of my friend Dominick Marino, President of the Professional Firefighters Association of New Jersey."
Apr 14 2020
"Labor organizations and business trade associations play an integral role, even in good times, in helping workers and businesses wade through the details of federal resources and regulations, something especially important now."
Apr 13 2020
“I am saddened today by the passing of former Superior Court Judge Theodore Davis, whose leadership as Camden’s Chief Operating Officer laid the groundwork for the city’s progress over the last several years."
Apr 10 2020
“New Jersey’s higher education students and institutions are facing severe economic strains, and the CARES Act funding will provide them with assistance and resources during this crisis."


In The News

Aug 29, 2019 In The News
My top priority in Congress is fighting for working families and, for me, that fight includes more than visiting job sites for photo ops. In just the past few months, I’ve voted to raise the federal minimum wage, move the needle on equal pay for women and help protect pensions.
Aug 18, 2019 In The News

South Jersey Times Opinion Editorial.
By Donald Norcross

Aug 11, 2019 In The News
Republicans in Congress and the Trump Administration react to each mass shooting and instances of homegrown terror by choosing to ignore our country’s gun problem.
Jul 22, 2019 In The News
Our bases employ 70,000 residents both directly and indirectly. Our communities are made stronger by our military families, and local economies are made stronger by them, too.
Jun 26, 2019 In The News
As vice-chair of the Bipartisan Addiction Task Force, one of the largest bipartisan groups in Congress, I will keep shining a light on the fact that addiction is a medical condition – not a moral or criminal issue.
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.
Aug 30, 2018 In The News
While corporate bosses have been getting big raises and bigger bonuses for decades, wages for workers have been stagnant. This coincides with the loss of a voice in the workplace as union membership has declined
Jul 22, 2018 In The News
The best social program is a good job with fair wages and the dignity that comes with it.
May 24, 2018 In The News
As a single dad racing to my construction job by 7 a.m., I struggled to find affordable, quality daycare for my son. That was around 40 years ago, and since then, I’ve heard many similar stories from hardworking men and women.
May 20, 2018 In The News
We must start robustly investing in our aging bridges, roads, rails, ports, airports, electric grid, water pipes, broadband network and more.