Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Apr 9 2020
“This new shipbuilding contract is a major win for South Jersey and the Philadelphia region, and it is truly welcome news for all of us who have supported the effort for years."
Apr 7 2020
“South Jersey continues to lead the way in medical research, and having the Coriell Institute right in our backyard sets us apart."
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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.

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In The News

May 2, 2018 In The News
Our priority must be to protect and defend our environment from attack.
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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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