Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Mar 6 2020
“I am closely monitoring the presumptive positive case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County, and I am continuing to work with federal, state and local officials and health care organizations to ensure they have the all the information and resources necessary to protect our communities."
Mar 4 2020
“We need a fully-funded, coordinated response to keep our communities safe. That’s why I voted to approve funds to fully address this public health emergency and protect the American people.”
Mar 4 2020
“My top priorities in Congress have always been jobs, education, and security, and all three are addressed in the Rebuild America’s Schools Act. Investing in our nation’s public schools will create good-paying jobs, improve educational outcomes, and ensure that students learn in state-of-the-art buildings that are safe and secure.”
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Feb 12 2020
“While South Jersey is included in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington metropolitan statistical area, we do not receive any of the funding from UASI. That’s not right.”
Feb 12 2020
“Military families face unique challenges during their service to our nation, and unfortunately deployments and frequent moves can often lead to financial insecurity.”
Feb 7 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) – a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 351 – voted yes today to pass the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, in which he is an original co-sponsor.

Feb 3 2020
“The faculty at Rutgers University–Camden are some of the best and brightest in the country. I look forward to seeing the results of this grant.”
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Jan 23 2020
"Nonprofits – including religious community centers – need our help now, more than ever, to ensure their facilities are secure and attendees are safe.”
Jan 22 2020
“As a young single dad working in the construction field, I struggled myself to find affordable, quality child care – forty years later and not much has changed for parents today.”
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Jan 3 2020
“No American will mourn the death of Qassem Soleimani, a terrorist responsible for the deaths of hundreds of our sons and daughters."

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In The News

May 23, 2017 In The News

Burlington County Times. By: David Levinsky

The U.S. Department of Defense released the details of President Donald Trump's military budget for the upcoming 2018 fiscal year, and like numerous spending plans introduced previously, it seeks authorization for another round of base closures.

May 23, 2017 In The News

NJ.com. By: Jonathan Salant

Even as he proposed boosting defense spending by $54 billion, President Donald Trump followed the lead of his predecessor in asking for a new round of military base closings.

May 22, 2017 In The News

Philadelphia Inquirer. By: Jonathan Tamari

WASHINGTON — After two chaotic weeks that shook Washington, Republicans from the Philadelphia area are tired, frustrated, and facing political peril from the maelstrom surrounding President Trump.

May 13, 2017 In The News

The Star-Ledger. By: Amanda Hoover

WASHINGTON TWP -- Kennedy University Hospital has spent the past two years taking steps to curb opioid distribution and provide recovery options to those struggling with addiction, ultimately seeing a drop in abusers seeking medication from the hospital. 

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May 11, 2017 In The News

CBS Philly. By: Mark Abrams


CAMDEN, NJ (CBS) — A South Jersey congressman says he is standing with Planned Parenthood, and will oppose efforts to end federal funding to the organization.

Congressman Donald Norcross, standing in the Camden Planned Parenthood office on Thursday, declared there is a war on women’s health and he will join the battle on the side of women.

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May 11, 2017 In The News

SNJ Today.

CAMDEN, N.J. - On Thursday, May 11th, Congressman Donald Norcross (D-NJ) took a stand in support of Planned Parenthood, in response to the recent U.S. House decision to pass Trump's new health care bill, the American Health Care Act.

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Apr 27, 2017 In The News

Courier-Post. By: Congressman Donald Norcross
April 27, 2017

While living in Camden, the great poet Walt Whitman wrote about “a City Invincible,” and while we’ve adopted that motto, many forget he also wrote of a “City of Friends.” It is this idea of friendship and community that, I believe, led us on a new path for Camden.

Apr 22, 2017 In The News

NJ.com. By: Rebecca Everett
April 22, 2017

CAMDEN — The City of Camden has found itself near the top of some undesirable lists over the years, including most dangerous cities.

But this week, the Camden metropolitan area was recognized for being at the top of a much more positive data set: It had the highest percent increase of jobs over the course of a year.

Apr 19, 2017 In The News

The Asbury Park Press. By: Nicholas Pugliese
April 18, 2017

The roughly 44,000 members of the military who live and work at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in Burlington County, as well as some of the more than 400,000 veterans who live in New Jersey, could have an easier time accessing private-sector specialty medical services under a new program announced Tuesday.

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