Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Jul 18 2020
“Today, my heart is heavy as the world mourns the passing of my friend and colleague Congressman John Lewis. John spoke softly but powerfully, he walked slowly but purposefully and he acted kindly but fought tirelessly for justice."
Jul 17 2020
“With over 60,000 new cases each day and testing still not meeting the necessary standards to open the economy or help contain the spread, we need to continue putting all available resources into our efforts to control the outbreak,” the lawmakers continued. “By extending the current public health emergency we can help save lives, right our struggling economy, and bolster our recovery.”
Jul 14 2020
“The current pandemic has highlighted the need for skilled workers, and this federal grant funding will ensure that Registered Apprenticeship Programs are equipped with the resources to address the nation’s challenges and continue training New Jersey’s highly skilled workforce for years to come.”
Jul 10 2020
“As an electrician who worked for years connecting power to our homes and businesses, I know first-hand the dangers facing Journeyman Lineworkers – and this year they carried out their work with the added threat of the coronavirus crisis."
Jul 2 2020
“We encourage your visit to the 177th Fighter Wing and express our strong support for the 177th Fighter Wing to be selected as a candidate base for the next round of basing decisions for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.”
Jul 2 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 2 2020
“We live in an uncertain world with persistent, credible threats to our nation and our democracy, so it is more important than ever that we support our men and women in uniform and ensure the readiness and modernization of our nation’s armed forces while spending our valuable resources wisely."
Jul 1 2020
“In Congress, my top three priorities are jobs, education and security, and this bill’s infrastructure investments check all three of those boxes.”
Jul 1 2020
“The security of our nation’s food supply hinges on migrant farmworkers,” the lawmakers wrote. “Yet none of the COVID-19 relief packages that Congress has passed so far this year have included funding specifically supporting the children of migrant farmworkers."
Jun 30 2020
"This bipartisan bill recognizes that hardship and eases the burden during these often stressful transitions. I’m honored to serve and support South Jersey military spouses, as well as those stationed around the world.”

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In The News

May 2, 2018 In The News
Our priority must be to protect and defend our environment from attack.
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Apr 27, 2018 In The News

NJBiz. 

...The 250,000-square-foot facility, located adjacent to Campbell Soup Co.’s world headquarters, is more than double the size of the automaker’s previous base in Cherry Hill and will bring more than 550 employees from four sites onto one campus.

Feb 28, 2018 In The News

SNJ Today.

On the afternoon of Wednesday, February 28th, at Highland Regional High School, Norcross sat down with students, school administrators, chiefs of police, and community leaders from Gloucester and Washington townships to talk about gun violence and gun safety.

Feb 24, 2018 In The News

New Jersey Globe. By David Wildstein

Rep. Donald Norcross (D-Camden) has landed a spit on the new Joint Select Committee on the Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans.

The bi-partisan panel, created earlier this month as part of the budget compromise, will review proposals to create a federal loan program for multiemployer pension funds...

Feb 20, 2018 In The News

Courier Post. By Phaedra Trethan

They gathered around the table at The Square Meal in Oaklyn to talk about ... well, whatever they wanted to talk about.

At the head of the table, surrounded by millennial voters, was U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross. The Camden Democrat wanted to hear what was on their minds Tuesday.

Feb 2, 2018 In The News
A Democratic Congressman and a Republican Congressman from South Jersey have joined the Congressional Civility and Respect Caucus. Representatives Tom MacArthur (R-3) and Donald Norcross (D-1) have joined the caucus, which is an informal group of Representatives dedicated to advancing the need for civil debate and respect for different opinions and beliefs, the congressmen announced this week.
Jan 27, 2018 In The News

Rolling Stone. By Matt Laslo

...The group – nearly a quarter of the U.S. House of Representatives – is made up of rural and urban lawmakers, from the far right to the progressive left. They’ve laid out an ambitious agenda for this year that’s focused on getting a package of eight new bills passed and signed into law by President Trump...

Dec 14, 2017 In The News

Insurance News Net. 

Joined by retired  Teamsters  and miners today, Congressional Democrats called for immediate passage of their legislation to ensure the pensions that American workers have earned over a lifetime of work are protected into the future...

Nov 27, 2017 In The News

The New York Times. By Nick Corasaniti

It is a small marker, a cast-iron sign proclaiming in large gold letters the weight of America’s original sin: “Enslaved Africans Once Sold Here.” The sign was unveiled on Monday in a park here, where the waters of the Delaware River once reached and where overcrowded ships arrived carrying people from Africa to be sold off as slaves.

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Oct 4, 2017 In The News

Insider NJ.

Norcross urged the president to immediately develop an infrastructure plan that includes job opportunities with fair wages, skill development programs and comprehensive improvements for our schools, roads, and bridges.

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