Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Jul 12 2019
“Our service men and women deserve our full support, and today we honored their work by authorizing a 3.1% raise, expanding paid family leave and efforts to improve family housing, and cleaning up contaminated drinking water at our military bases.”
Jul 8 2019
"Today’s CBO report confirms that when people finally receive $15 an hour, they’ll spend more, become less reliant on government assistance and give our economy a needed boost – just like past federal minimum wage increases where families were lifted up and unemployment went down."
Jul 1 2019
NJ Minimum Wage Rose to $10 Today; Federal Minimum Wage Vote Expected in Congress in July
Jun 27 2019
"Chelsea successfully depicted an important reality – our service members and their families make tremendous sacrifices to uphold our American democracy."
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Jun 26 2019
"I’m proud to introduce this legislation to ensure public-sector workers can exercise their rights at the bargaining table."
Jun 25 2019
"Every family knows their personal budget reflects their priorities. The same is true for the federal government’s budget."
Jun 21 2019
"Our service members should be able to efficiently and safely train – and civilians passing by bases should not face undue obstacles or hazards."
Jun 20 2019
"We're all coordinating efforts to ensure we’re best serving South Jersey’s families, homeowners, commuters and first responders."
Jun 20 2019
"As thousands of South Jerseyans continue dealing with severe rain and flooding, we must work to provide as much assistance as possible."
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."

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In The News

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

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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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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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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