Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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News Releases

May 22 2015

Washington, DC– Today, in honor of Memorial Day and in tribute to our fallen heroes, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) introduced the Dignity for America’s Military Families Act, which fixes an oversight in current law and allows veterans and their loved ones to be buried together in a place of their choice. 

May 21 2015

Washington, DC – Today, as part of a series of actions taken by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) in the wake of last week’s derailment of Amtrak Train #188, the FRA issued an Emergency Order to assist in controlling passenger train speeds. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) issued the following statement in support of this action by the FRA:

May 20 2015

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ-01) will welcome Kaysie Getty from Blackwood, New Jersey for the 4th Annual “Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day.” Hosted by the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, Ms. Getty will join more than 60 foster youth and alumni from across the country to visit Washington and join their representatives for a behind-the-scenes look at Congress. 

May 19 2015

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Donald Norcross voted in support of H.R. 2353, providing a two-month extension to our nation’s Highway Trust Fund. Congress faced a May 31st deadline to reauthorize the measure before funding for thousands of transportation infrastructure projects would run dry. 

May 18 2015

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) issued the below statement following President Obama's visit to Camden, New Jersey. The President's visit focused on the innovative steps the city has taken to create economic opportunity, help police do their jobs more safely, and reduce crime in the process.  

May 15 2015

Washington, DC– Today, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) voted in favor of the defense budget agreement, authorizing $612 billion in spending that will strengthen our national defense and provide vital resources to the brave men and women serving in our military and our veterans. The measure,  H.R.

May 6 2015

Cherry Hill, NJ - Today, Congressman Donald Norcross announced the Collingswood, Pennsauken and Camden City fire departments have been awarded $1,538,758 from the federal government to purchase new equipment to improve their emergency response and save lives.

Apr 30 2015

Washington, DC– Today, Congressman Donald Norcross joined his colleagues on the House Armed Services Committee to pass H.R. 1735, the National Defense Authorization Act for 2016.

Apr 29 2015

Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) introduced his first bill, H.R. 2074, the Toxics by Rail Accountability and Community Knowledge (TRACK) Act, to improve hazmat-by-rail safety by implementing a series of recommendations made by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) following the 2012 train derailment in Paulsboro, New Jersey.

Apr 28 2015

Cherry Hill, NJ – Today, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced that Camden City has been selected from a pool of over 125 national applicants as one of our country’s eight new Promise Zones. Administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S.