Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Aug 18 2020
“’To inform and connect’ – that was the intent of our Founding Fathers when they enshrined the Postal Service in our Constitution."
Aug 7 2020
“It is vital that the U.S. Postal Service not reduce mail delivery times, which could harm rural communities, seniors, small businesses, and millions of Americans who rely on the mail for critical letters and packages."
Aug 6 2020
“Nonprofits – including houses of worship – need our help now, more than ever, to ensure their facilities are secure and attendees are safe."
Aug 5 2020
“As the country faces both a public health crisis and an economic crisis, many trade-affected workers are out of work. This federal grant funding will support New Jersey workers by providing resources for training opportunities, income support and employee services to ensure they are equipped with the skills and tools they need to weather the current economic storm.”
Jul 31 2020
“How we invest our nation’s funding is a reflection of our priorities and these bills show that we are prioritizing the health and safety of American workers and families, addressing systemic racism, and strengthening both our economy and the environment.”
Jul 29 2020
“I was once a single dad, working in construction, and back then, it was hard to find affordable, quality child care. Today, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, it’s nearly impossible."
Jul 23 2020
“The Great American Outdoors Act is a historic achievement that delivers the long-promised funding needed to protect our parks and ensure that all people in our community benefit from the economic, social and health benefits that conserving and building green public spaces bring to NJ families."
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Jul 22 2020
“As we’ve seen through the current pandemic and the early severe lack of personal protective equipment, when we don’t have the manufacturing capacity here in the US, our National Security and the lives of Americans are at risk. We must do better.”
Jul 21 2020
“Our servicemembers and their families deserve our full support, and today we honored their work by authorizing a 3% raise, in addition to making child care more affordable and accessible to military families on bases.”
Jul 20 2020
“This critical federal funding will help Camden County cover the unexpected costs of the coronavirus pandemic, including testing and keeping our first responders and other essential workers safe and on the job. I will continue to fight for South Jersey in Congress to ensure our communities get the tools and supplies we need to combat this outbreak and keep residents healthy and secure.”

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In The News

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.
Jun 26, 2019 In The News
As vice-chair of the Bipartisan Addiction Task Force, one of the largest bipartisan groups in Congress, I will keep shining a light on the fact that addiction is a medical condition – not a moral or criminal issue.
Apr 4, 2019 In The News
We can take action so that Equal Pay Day isn’t a necessary evil, but a memory of an injustice that we overcame together.
Aug 30, 2018 In The News
While corporate bosses have been getting big raises and bigger bonuses for decades, wages for workers have been stagnant. This coincides with the loss of a voice in the workplace as union membership has declined
Jul 22, 2018 In The News
The best social program is a good job with fair wages and the dignity that comes with it.
May 24, 2018 In The News
As a single dad racing to my construction job by 7 a.m., I struggled to find affordable, quality daycare for my son. That was around 40 years ago, and since then, I’ve heard many similar stories from hardworking men and women.
May 20, 2018 In The News
We must start robustly investing in our aging bridges, roads, rails, ports, airports, electric grid, water pipes, broadband network and more.

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