Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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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
Jun 27 2019
"Chelsea successfully depicted an important reality – our service members and their families make tremendous sacrifices to uphold our American democracy."
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Jun 26 2019
"I’m proud to introduce this legislation to ensure public-sector workers can exercise their rights at the bargaining table."
Jun 25 2019
"Every family knows their personal budget reflects their priorities. The same is true for the federal government’s budget."

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In The News

Aug 22, 2015 In The News

Amid the platitudes, YouthBuild student Bart Williams, who, for the occasion, replaced the construction training program's T-shirt with a pin-striped suit and polka-dotted pocket square, got to the point.

Aug 19, 2015 In The News

Iran must never be allowed to become a nuclear threat to the world. Not today. Not 10 or 15 years from now. Never.

Aug 13, 2015 In The News

It was an early morning Thursday for Theresa Garrity. The Gloucester Townshipresident, her two daughters and three granddaughters were in line at the Nike Factory Outlet at 8:30 a.m., an hour an a half before the Gloucester Premium Outlets' 90 retail stores were set to open their doors for the first time. 

Jul 8, 2015 In The News

(CNBNewsnet)--Washington, DC-Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-1) Tuesday continued his fight to fund programs that clean up toxic sites across South Jersey and protect the health of constituents from potential health hazards.

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Jul 2, 2015 In The News

Burlington County Times. By David Levinsky and Todd McHale

...U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross, D-1st of Camden, said Thursday that he was hopeful a disaster declaration will be issued soon.

Jul 2, 2015 In The News

NJ.com. By Tom MacArthur and Donald Norcross

...As freshman members of Congress from different political parties, we are constantly looking for ways to work together for the betterment of South Jersey.

Jun 25, 2015 In The News

NJ.com. By Jonathan D. Salant

...Rep. Donald Norcross (D-1st Dist.): The Supreme Court rightfully decided that no American - regardless of where he or she resides in our great country - should be denied access to the tax credits that were intended under this law to make quality coverage within reach for middle class families.

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Jun 25, 2015 In The News

RealEstateRama.

...As efforts to restore power throughout South Jersey continue, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) urged his former colleagues in the New Jersey Legislature to approve a resolution he championed last fall establishing October as “Lineman Appreciation Month.”

Jun 25, 2015 In The News

Patch. By Anthony Bellano

... On Thursday, Congressman Donald Norcross urged Gov. Chris Christie to issue a disaster declaration for those two counties that would allow the use of federal funds for disaster cleanup.

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Jun 22, 2015 In The News

Courier Post. By Jim Walsh

... Rep Donald Norcross, D-Camden, said the EPA's support would help attract funding from other sources.

..."It's a wide-open building right now," said Norcross, who lives nearby. "I don't think anyone wants that to continue."

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