Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Nov 12 2019
“This is an irresponsible proposal that will harm both workers and businesses. This proposal should be rejected by the Senate Labor Committee on Thursday and I’m calling on all New Jerseyans to make their voices heard today."
Nov 7 2019
“Our veterans risk their lives for our freedom, and they should be afforded every opportunity to succeed as civilians. These well-trained, highly-skilled servicemembers are uniquely qualified to succeed in registered apprenticeship programs where they can learn and earn on the path to a rewarding career.”
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Nov 6 2019
“Access to affordable and quality health care is a human right, and no one should be forced to go to the emergency room because they can’t afford their prescription drugs.”
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Nov 1 2019
As the Senate and House negotiate appropriations legislation for fiscal year 2020 we strongly encourage you to include – consistent with House-passed legislation – backpay for workers who were employed by federal government contractors and who did not receive pay during the most recent federal government shutdown which ended in January 2019.”
Oct 30 2019
“As a young single dad working in the construction field I struggled myself to find affordable, quality child care. My amendment ensures student parents will not face the same obstacles that I did.”
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Oct 18 2019

CHERRY HILL, NJ – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today announced $3,012,099 in funding to address the opioid crisis, reducing youth homelessness and implementing neighborhood outreach programs. The funding comes from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF).

Oct 17 2019
Committee Approves Norcross Amendment to Cap Costs of Copayments

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today voted to advance H.R. 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act. The bill, which is a bold proposal to cut the cost of prescription drugs for all Americans, passed the Committee on Education and Labor after approving an amendment offered by Norcross to protect consumers and employees from hidden costs.

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Oct 17 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) issued the following statement on news of the passing of his colleague, Congressman Elijah Cummings:

"My thoughts are with the people of Baltimore as they mourn the passing of my friend and colleague, Congressman Elijah Cummings.

Oct 15 2019
“The College Affordability Act invests in America’s schools, teachers and students, makes college more affordable, provides student debt relief and prepares graduates for meaningful careers.”
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Oct 15 2019
“Today I am proud to see that vision become a reality through this collaborative effort and I can't wait for the life-changing medical breakthrough that some young mind will discover right here in South Jersey.”
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