Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Aug 1 2019
“Environment New Jersey is rightfully bringing attention to energy-efficient and renewable options with their electric vehicle showcase events.”
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Jul 24 2019
“Pension plans were set up to fail because of bankruptcy laws that favor owners and investors over workers and it’s up to us to make sure workers aren’t screwed."
Jul 24 2019
"Students that require extra training are not offered a fair shot right now and this bill provides a comprehensive strategy to change that."
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Jul 19 2019
"New Jersey is home to defense facilities that provide high-tech jobs and play an indispensable role in the security of the United States."
Jul 18 2019
“Today is a good day for America’s workers. The House of Representatives finally voted for the first time in more than a decade to lift fulltime workers out of poverty.”
Jul 17 2019
"By repealing this tax, we’re giving workers the certainty they need to plan their benefit packages, and working families are safeguarded from an undue increase to their healthcare costs."
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Jul 12 2019
“These grants will help advance cutting-edge projects in South Jersey and help ensure students and teachers are ready for the demands of the 21st century economy.”
Jul 12 2019
“Our service men and women deserve our full support, and today we honored their work by authorizing a 3.1% raise, expanding paid family leave and efforts to improve family housing, and cleaning up contaminated drinking water at our military bases.”
Jul 8 2019
"Today’s CBO report confirms that when people finally receive $15 an hour, they’ll spend more, become less reliant on government assistance and give our economy a needed boost – just like past federal minimum wage increases where families were lifted up and unemployment went down."
Jul 1 2019
NJ Minimum Wage Rose to $10 Today; Federal Minimum Wage Vote Expected in Congress in July

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In The News

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.

Dec 13, 2016 In The News

NJTV News. By Michael Aron

...At the Branch Village community center this morning, New Jersey’s two U.S. senators and Camden’s congressman gathered to hear the deputy secretary of HUD [U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development] bring some good news.

...“Camden is rising. [This is] more evidence,” said Congressman Donald Norcross.

Jun 20, 2016 In The News

Courier Post. By Celeste Whittaker

...Norcross supported that and other grant applications from fire departments across New Jersey’s 1st Congressional District.

...“It’s just as important for our first responders to be safe at their place of work as it is in the field when they’re battling fires and saving lives,” he said.

Jun 3, 2016 In The News

Courier Post. By Phaedra Trethan

...The 12-month program will offer 113 city residents educational assistance to get their high school diploma or equivalency, mentoring and social services, life skills training and job training — all thanks to a $1.9 million federal Department of Labor grant.

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May 25, 2016 In The News

NJ.com. By Matt Arco

Gabby Giffords, the former congresswoman who has advocated gun reform since her near fatal shooting five years ago, and her husband Mark Kelly returned to New Jersey on Wednesday...

May 16, 2016 In The News

NJBiz. By Anjalee Khemlani

Kennedy University Hospital in Cherry Hill held a topping off ceremony for its new lobby atrium as part of its first phase of revitalization, which accounts for $65 million in a $200 million project...

...State Senate President Stephen Sweeney and U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross were in attendance, along with Cherry Hill Mayor Chuck Cahn.

May 6, 2016 In The News

NJ.com. By Alex Young

The $1.5-million grant -- awarded through FEMA's Assistance to Firefighters Grant -- will be used to buy new air tanks (or self-contained breathing apparatuses) for firefighters in Collingswood, Pennsauken and Camden City, Congressman Donald Norcross said.

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