Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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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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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."

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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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