Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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News Releases

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. 

Feb 6 2015

Haddon Heights, NJ – Today, while visiting with servicemembers at New Jersey’s top military installations, Congressman Norcross hailed the passage of legislation he championed in the New Jersey State Senate that will allow veterans attending New Jersey’s public colleges or universities to pay in-state tuition rates. 

Feb 5 2015

Washington, DC – Tomorrow, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ01) will join members of the New Jersey Congressional delegation to tour the state’s key military installations and receive briefings from their commanding officers. 

Feb 2 2015

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ01) announced that the ongoing environmental cleanup at the Welsbach and General Gas Mantle site, which spans Camden and Gloucester Cities, has been awarded $222 million as a result of a historic court settlement. 

Jan 21 2015

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Donald Norcross (D-NJ) has been selected to serve on the House Budget Committee for the 114th Congress. 

Jan 21 2015

Washington, DC – Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ01) released the following statement tonight on President Obama’s State of the Union address to a Joint Session of Congress:

Jan 14 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Donald Norcross (D-NJ) was appointed to serve on another House Democratic Leadership Committee where he plans to bring forward the voice of South Jersey families and advance their agenda for jobs and middle class opportunities. Named to the new Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, Rep.

Jan 13 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Late yesterday, Congressman Donald Norcross voted to support the House passage of H.R. 203, the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans (SAV) Act. Named after a marine veteran who took his own life in 2011, this legislation seeks to end our nation’s growing veteran suicide epidemic that is estimated to claim 22 lives every day.