Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Jun 19 2019
"Today, we took action to fund quality education for our children and grandchildren, and we strengthened workers’ rights and safety to help correct the growing gap between CEOs and rank-and-file workers."
Jun 19 2019
"It has taken us nearly 20 years to get to this point where shovels are finally piercing the ground and I am proud to have fought tooth and nail for this vital investment in our community, our children and our future."
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Jun 19 2019
"The STRIVE Act means peace of mind for educators across the country and will encourage our best and brightest teachers to serve in high-needs areas, so all our kids can benefit from a great education."
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Jun 13 2019
"I’m proud to have voted to strengthen and modernize our military to build a strong national defense, support service members and their families and grow our nation’s workforce."
Jun 11 2019
"Today we took an important first step in protecting the hard-earned retirement security of hundreds of thousands of working families and retirees across the country."
Jun 11 2019
"While mental health parity is rightfully the law of the land, our enforcement mechanisms are severely lacking and companies aren’t fully complying with the law."
Jun 10 2019
"These grants will help advance the impressive work at two of New Jersey’s premiere educational institutions, and I look forward to seeing the next game-changing discovery happen right here in our backyard."
Jun 10 2019
“In order to improve the VA, we must empower our civil servants who are on the frontlines standing up for our veterans day in and day out."
Jun 7 2019
"I’m constantly in awe of the sacrifices made by the greatest generation in the name of freedom and that was reinforced during this trip."
Jun 7 2019
"Shuttle bus service cannot be more than an emergency remedy, and I strongly urge NJT and Bombardier to swiftly restore safe, full service to the River Line."
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May 23, 2017 In The News

NJ.com. By: Jonathan Salant

Even as he proposed boosting defense spending by $54 billion, President Donald Trump followed the lead of his predecessor in asking for a new round of military base closings.

May 23, 2017 In The News

Burlington County Times. By: David Levinsky

The U.S. Department of Defense released the details of President Donald Trump's military budget for the upcoming 2018 fiscal year, and like numerous spending plans introduced previously, it seeks authorization for another round of base closures.

May 22, 2017 In The News

Philadelphia Inquirer. By: Jonathan Tamari

WASHINGTON — After two chaotic weeks that shook Washington, Republicans from the Philadelphia area are tired, frustrated, and facing political peril from the maelstrom surrounding President Trump.

May 13, 2017 In The News

The Star-Ledger. By: Amanda Hoover

WASHINGTON TWP -- Kennedy University Hospital has spent the past two years taking steps to curb opioid distribution and provide recovery options to those struggling with addiction, ultimately seeing a drop in abusers seeking medication from the hospital. 

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May 11, 2017 In The News

SNJ Today.

CAMDEN, N.J. - On Thursday, May 11th, Congressman Donald Norcross (D-NJ) took a stand in support of Planned Parenthood, in response to the recent U.S. House decision to pass Trump's new health care bill, the American Health Care Act.

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May 11, 2017 In The News

CBS Philly. By: Mark Abrams


CAMDEN, NJ (CBS) — A South Jersey congressman says he is standing with Planned Parenthood, and will oppose efforts to end federal funding to the organization.

Congressman Donald Norcross, standing in the Camden Planned Parenthood office on Thursday, declared there is a war on women’s health and he will join the battle on the side of women.

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Apr 27, 2017 In The News

Courier-Post. By: Congressman Donald Norcross
April 27, 2017

While living in Camden, the great poet Walt Whitman wrote about “a City Invincible,” and while we’ve adopted that motto, many forget he also wrote of a “City of Friends.” It is this idea of friendship and community that, I believe, led us on a new path for Camden.

Apr 22, 2017 In The News

NJ.com. By: Rebecca Everett
April 22, 2017

CAMDEN — The City of Camden has found itself near the top of some undesirable lists over the years, including most dangerous cities.

But this week, the Camden metropolitan area was recognized for being at the top of a much more positive data set: It had the highest percent increase of jobs over the course of a year.

Apr 19, 2017 In The News

The Observer. By:JT Aregood
April 17, 2017

MAPLE SHADE — South Jersey residents at a town hall held by Rep. Donald Norcross on Monday were eager to hear how the congressman would defend the Affordable Care Act in the face of Republican efforts to repeal and replace the law.

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