Donald Norcross sworn-in as Congressman for NJ’s First District
Washington, DC – Tomorrow, Rep. Donald Norcross (D-NJ) will take the oath of office as Congressman for the First Congressional District of New Jersey. The inauguration marks the beginning of the Congressman’s full term and follows his November 12, 2014 swearing in which he served the final two months of an unexpired term in the 113th Congress. Rep. Norcross issued this statement prior to being sworn into the 114th Congress:
“I am truly humbled and honored to represent the people of New Jersey’s First Congressional District. My life and career have always pointed me in the direction of public service, and I look forward to rolling up my sleeves and working with people of all backgrounds and beliefs to tackle the many challenges facing our community.
“We have a lot of work to do, but creating jobs for South Jersey families remains my top priority. By investing in our region’s strengths – such as our unique infrastructure of ports, railways, roads and bridges as well as our renowned energy, education, defense and health care industries – we can create new opportunities for middle class families.
“As a lifelong resident of South Jersey, I am proud to represent the place that is my home. I look forward to working with all my colleagues in the days ahead to serve this great nation and its people.”