Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Jun 27 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force led by Representatives  Donald Norcross (D-NJ), Annie Kuster (D-NH), Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) released its legislative agenda for the 115th Congress.

Jun 22 2017
Norcross Added-Provision Expands Opportunities, Improves Efficiencies for Career-Building Programs
"I owe my path to technical training – it’s what took me from Community College to construction work to Congress. In New Jersey alone, nine out of the ten fastest-growing occupations require either a certificate or on-the-job-training."
Jun 22 2017
"Senate Republicans are deceitfully calling this bill ‘better care,’ but it’s actually ‘badder care.’ It’s not any better, in fact it’s not even care at all. This plan is still a tax break for the very wealthy disguised as ‘care’ for American families."
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Jun 22 2017
Bill Calls For Comprehensive Strategy from the Secretary of Defense to Counter Threats to Democracy

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01), member of the House Armed Services Committee, House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (WA-09), and 21 other original co-sponsors introduced the Fostering Unity Against Russian Aggression Act of 2017. 

Jun 21 2017
Prior to NDAA Mark-Up, Bipartisan Letter Requests More Tankers to Increase Military Preparedness, Strengthen NJ Joint Base MDL
Ahead of the National Defense Authorization Act mark-up next week, Congressman Donald Norcross led a letter to the leaders of the House Armed Services Committee requesting funding for 18 air refueling tankers.
Jun 21 2017
“Our areas, states, regions and country are ready for the wage to be raised at the federal level”
"This study proves raising the minimum wage is a smart, sensible policy that lifts people up without cutting jobs down"
Jun 20 2017
Today, Congressman Donald Norcross, member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, introduced the Remedial Education Improvement Act to make remedial – commonly called developmental – education programs more effective, fair and less expensive.
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Jun 20 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Donald Norcross (D-NJ), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Stephanie Murphy (D-FL), Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) and Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH) introduced the Road to Recovery Act - bipartisan legislation eliminating the Medicaid Institutions for Mental Diseases (IMD) exclusion for substance use disorder and help states expand access to inpatient treatment for its enrollees. 

Jun 19 2017
Letter asks Treasury Secretary Mnuchin to preserve state and local tax deduction in tax reform plan
U.S. Congressmen Donald Norcross, Frank LoBiondo and Tom MacArthur sent a bipartisan letter with 67 of their colleagues to Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnuchin protesting the Administration’s plan to eliminate the federal deduction for state and local taxes. The elimination of this deduction would be especially detrimental to high-tax states like New Jersey, California, New York and Illinois.
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Jun 16 2017
Ahead of the third weekend of Pride parades around the country, U.S. Representative Donald Norcross (D-NJ) and U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) led a group of seventy-two Members of Congress in writing President Trump today to expressing dismay at his Administration’s failure to recognize LGBT Pride Month, and to share broad concerns regarding efforts to turn back the clock on LGBT rights.
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