Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Apr 6 2021
"While the ARP will bring much needed relief to healthcare centers, I also want to honor our healthcare professionals who have proved to be our heroes throughout this pandemic, working to keep us safe and healthy. This relief is much needed and more than deserved after a year of their sacrifice and dedication.”
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Apr 5 2021
“It is an honor to be this year’s recipient of the Honorable Thad Cochran Leadership Award, and I will continue fighting for American workers and our vital industries."
Mar 25 2021
"I applaud the frontline healthcare professionals at CAMcare who continue to improve the lives of so many through their work and have remained reliable and strong throughout this pandemic.”
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Mar 17 2021
“This funding will provide high-quality training to equip Rowan undergraduates with the technical, operational and professional skills they need to succeed in higher-degree programs."
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Mar 12 2021
“We need to have smart, pre-emptive policies in place that best support law enforcement, and that’s why Congressman Fitzpatrick and I are introducing this common-sense bill to provide millions of parents and guardians with a way to be proactive in case the unthinkable happens.”
Mar 12 2021
“As America continues to battle a public health crisis and economic crisis, the opioid epidemic has been fueled by the pandemic and continues to claim more lives each year than all of the Vietnam War and, unfortunately, suicide is also on the rise in nearly every state in our nation."
Mar 11 2021
“The gun violence epidemic in this country claims 100 Americans each day, and unfortunately, we know firsthand in South Jersey how gun violence can span generations."
Mar 10 2021
"The American Rescue Plan is a comprehensive plan to get more vaccines into arms, students back in school and people back to work. Every American, from our local port workers to grocery store clerks, and from small business owners to students, urgently needs help to weather both the health crisis and economic crisis caused by this pandemic."
Mar 9 2021
"Today, my fellow co-chairs and I took a major leap forward in restoring fairness to an economy that’s rigged against workers and building back better."
Mar 9 2021
“I know how important it is to give workers a voice and protect them from unfair labor practices because I lived it."

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In The News

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.

Aug 15, 2017 In The News
Representatives finished a four-stop, cross-country tour on Aug. 4 that set out to [...] understand and tap into the economic anxiety felt by many working class voters.
Jul 24, 2017 In The News
First and foremost for me is raising your wages. I will keep standing up for every hard-working American who knows wages are too low and a rigged system is putting our families at risk. This is my mission, as it has been my entire career, and I look forward to the fight.
Jun 9, 2017 In The News
An engineering program at Rowan University will be receiving a $203,000 federal grant from the National Science Foundation to help better prepare students for workplace safety.
Jun 9, 2017 In The News
Rowan University has received a federal grant to continue its advancements in engineering education.

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