Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Sep 2 2021
“Today we put our working families first, especially the millions of military working families that deserve the best from a grateful nation. I am proud to have fought for provisions that make America safer by investing in the American worker."
Aug 31 2021
"To the South Jersey families who sacrificed everything to the war in Afghanistan - your service and sacrifice was meaningful, made Americans safer and will not be forgotten."
Aug 24 2021
“This bill honors the legacy of my dear friend John Lewis, who devoted his life to ensuring the sacred right to vote, and all those who sacrificed in this fight. Voting rights aren’t a partisan issue – they must be protected for everyone.”
Aug 23 2021
“The work being done at the Paulsboro Port will enable America’s clean energy future to be built right here in South Jersey, and I thank Majority Leader Hoyer for joining us here today, recognizing our area is becoming one of the premier wind energy hubs in the nation."
Aug 6 2021
“An investment of at least $100 billion in school facilities will be critical to achieving the full promise of the American Families Plan for our middle and working class communities."
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Aug 5 2021
“I was saddened to learn of the passing of Richard Trumka. I knew and worked with him for over three decades, from his time fighting for the United Mine Workers to his steadfast leadership at the AFL-CIO. His powerful voice and remarkable leadership will be dearly missed. My condolences go to his family, loved ones and all who knew him.”
Jul 29 2021
“This bill tackles three of my top priorities, creating jobs, expanding opportunity and support for working families. Several key provisions were in today’s package that will benefit South Jersey families, including funding to combat hunger, investment in wind energy and clean drinking water and support for our workers."
Jul 23 2021
"Raising the minimum wage is a crucial step for our economy to truly and equitably build back better.”
Jul 22 2021
"This past year has been hard for so many small businesses, and I am pleased that the American Rescue Plan was able to provide funding for the Battleship New Jersey."
Jul 16 2021
“South Jersey remains a leader in innovative higher education programs, however, we must pass additional provisions of the Build Back Better Agenda to get students across the country the resources they need to thrive and create major investments in education."
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In The News

Nov 7, 2019 In The News

Courier-Post. By Phaedra Trethan

...The BRAVE Act — Bringing Registered Apprenticeships to Veterans Education — will be introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives next week, said Norcross, a former electrician and vocal proponent of skilled trades training.

Nov 4, 2019 In The News

Courier Post. By Phaedra Trethan

"Cobblestones are the original speed bumps," joked U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross, "brought over from the Old Country."

Oct 31, 2019 In The News

NJBiz. By NJBiz Staff

On Wednesday, an amendment by U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross, D-1st District, to the College Affordability Act to expand child care services for parents enrolled in college was approved by the House Education and Labor Committee.

Oct 21, 2019 In The News

NJ Spotlight. By John Reitmeyer

Undertaking a major rewrite of the Higher Education Act is one way to address concerns about college affordability and student debt, according to a group of federal lawmakers that includes a congressman from South Jersey.

Sep 18, 2019 In The News

Burlington County Times. By David Levinsky

New Jersey Democrats Donald Norcross and Andy Kim were tapped to join a conference of lawmakers from the U.S. House and Senate that will seek to negotiate a new defense policy bill.

Sep 4, 2019 In The News

New Jersey Globe. By Nikita Biryukov

Though New Jersey avoided losing any projects as part of President Donald Trump’s plan to divert cash from military installations to fund a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico, New Jersey’s members on the House Armed Services Committee aren’t pleased with the move.

Aug 29, 2019 In The News
My top priority in Congress is fighting for working families and, for me, that fight includes more than visiting job sites for photo ops. In just the past few months, I’ve voted to raise the federal minimum wage, move the needle on equal pay for women and help protect pensions.
Aug 18, 2019 In The News

South Jersey Times Opinion Editorial.
By Donald Norcross

Aug 11, 2019 In The News
Republicans in Congress and the Trump Administration react to each mass shooting and instances of homegrown terror by choosing to ignore our country’s gun problem.
Jul 22, 2019 In The News
Our bases employ 70,000 residents both directly and indirectly. Our communities are made stronger by our military families, and local economies are made stronger by them, too.

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