Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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News Releases

Mar 20 2015

Cherry Hill, NJ – Today, Congressman Donald Norcross announced that Rowan University was awarded a $612,823 grant to provide 30 scholarships over the next 5 years to academically strong engineering students.

Mar 20 2015

Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Donald Norcross congratulated Yasmin Rigney of Camden City who was selected as the 2015 New Jersey Cherry Blossom Princess by the New Jersey State Society (NJSS). Ms. Rigney, an honors graduate of Dr. Charles E.

Mar 19 2015

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) addressed the House of Representatives in opposition of a Republican resolution that will undermine fair labor union elections and roll back decades of progress made in workers’ rights. 

Mar 18 2015
NJ Lawmakers cite potential impact on environment, economy in the event of a spill

Washington, DC – In advance of today’s hearing in Atlantic City regarding a proposed plan for offshore oil and gas drilling along the Atlantic Coast, U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) and Frank Pallone (NJ-06) were joined by U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker (both NJ) and Reps.

Mar 18 2015

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Donald Norcross joined his colleagues on the House Budget Committee to markup the FY 2016 Budget Resolution. During his opening statement, Congressman Norcross delivered the following remarks detailing his priorities for the budget:

Mar 10 2015

CHERRY HILL, NJ – Today, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ01) announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $200,000 grant to the Camden Redevelopment Agency (CRA) toward the revitalization of the City’s Mt. Ephraim Choice Neighborhood.

Mar 4 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – This Friday, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ01) will join a bipartisan Congressional delegation to visit Selma, Alabama and mark the 50th anniversary of the historic civil rights march that ultimately led to the Voting Rights Act. The pilgrimage will be led by Congressman John Lewis of Georgia, a leader in the Civil Rights Movement.  

Mar 3 2015

Washington, DC – Last night, Congressman Norcross voted to increase access to quality care for veterans who are unable to live independently. Entitled the Long-Term Care Veterans Choice Act, the legislation authorizes the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to partner with long-term medical care providers to help veterans in need.

Feb 26 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Donald Norcross took the House floor to urge Speaker Boehner and House Republicans to pass a clean, long-term measure that will avoid a Department of Homeland Security shutdown and keep America safe.

Feb 12 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Obama will sign into law H.R. 203, the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans (SAV) Act. Supported by Congressman Donald Norcross, this bipartisan legislation bears the name of a veteran who took his own life in 2011 and seeks to end our nation’s growing veteran suicide epidemic that claims an estimated 22 lives every day.