Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Jun 6 2019
"Reauthorizing this program will allow us to continue having the resources we need to keep our oceans and Americans safe while preserving key ecosystems that have environmental and economic value to our country."
Jun 3 2019
"I look forward to seeing the next generation of workers building our offshore wind infrastructure."
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May 23 2019
The bipartisan SECURE Act includes a provision based on Norcross’ bill to allow 529 tax-free savings for apprenticeships.
May 22 2019
"While mental health parity is rightfully the law of the land, our enforcement mechanisms are severely lacking. Insurance companies can get away with not following parity laws, even though lives are on the line. We can and must do more."
May 16 2019
"When Americans have to choose between food or medicine, the system is broken. Our families are crying out for relief from out-of-control prices and unaccountable drug companies."
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May 16 2019
"This bill levels the playing field for the students and future workers who start out in apprenticeships.”
May 15 2019
"There’s been talk about infrastructure investments in Washington, without real, agreed-upon actions to build. We need to change that, invest, and grow the high-skilled, high-wage jobs that America needs."
May 9 2019
"I voted for this act because I know we must work to expand access to coverage – not take it away."
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May 7 2019
"The Congresswoman and I are following all reports surrounding the chopper programs in a comprehensive fashion and assessing how every decision will impact our nation and our region."

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In The News

Apr 19, 2017 In The News

The Asbury Park Press. By: Nicholas Pugliese
April 18, 2017

The roughly 44,000 members of the military who live and work at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in Burlington County, as well as some of the more than 400,000 veterans who live in New Jersey, could have an easier time accessing private-sector specialty medical services under a new program announced Tuesday.

Dec 13, 2016 In The News

NJTV News. By Michael Aron

...At the Branch Village community center this morning, New Jersey’s two U.S. senators and Camden’s congressman gathered to hear the deputy secretary of HUD [U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development] bring some good news.

...“Camden is rising. [This is] more evidence,” said Congressman Donald Norcross.

Jun 20, 2016 In The News

Courier Post. By Celeste Whittaker

...Norcross supported that and other grant applications from fire departments across New Jersey’s 1st Congressional District.

...“It’s just as important for our first responders to be safe at their place of work as it is in the field when they’re battling fires and saving lives,” he said.

Jun 3, 2016 In The News

Courier Post. By Phaedra Trethan

...The 12-month program will offer 113 city residents educational assistance to get their high school diploma or equivalency, mentoring and social services, life skills training and job training — all thanks to a $1.9 million federal Department of Labor grant.

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May 25, 2016 In The News

NJ.com. By Matt Arco

Gabby Giffords, the former congresswoman who has advocated gun reform since her near fatal shooting five years ago, and her husband Mark Kelly returned to New Jersey on Wednesday...

May 16, 2016 In The News

NJBiz. By Anjalee Khemlani

Kennedy University Hospital in Cherry Hill held a topping off ceremony for its new lobby atrium as part of its first phase of revitalization, which accounts for $65 million in a $200 million project...

...State Senate President Stephen Sweeney and U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross were in attendance, along with Cherry Hill Mayor Chuck Cahn.

May 6, 2016 In The News

NJ.com. By Alex Young

The $1.5-million grant -- awarded through FEMA's Assistance to Firefighters Grant -- will be used to buy new air tanks (or self-contained breathing apparatuses) for firefighters in Collingswood, Pennsauken and Camden City, Congressman Donald Norcross said.

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