Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Feb 12 2021
“On the Committee, I’ll work to make sure the United States remains a leader in the research and development that drives the production of advanced technologies and innovative achievements the U.S. is known for, like landing the first person on the moon."
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Feb 5 2021
“The bipartisan National Apprenticeship Act provides students and workers all over the country the ability to pursue apprenticeship opportunities by strengthening the proven and successful models developed by the Registered Apprenticeship Program – America’s most successful workforce program."
Feb 4 2021
“I fought for New Jerseyans at the negotiating table for decades. Workers win when they can band together and collectively bargain for safer workplaces, higher wages and better benefits. Today, my colleagues and I took a major leap forward in restoring fairness to an economy that’s rigged against workers and building back better."
Feb 4 2021
"I look forward to continuing our work in a bipartisan manner to make sure our military is equipped to meet mission requirements and deter potential adversaries, while ensuring the Department of Defense’s acquisition programs are fiscally responsible and working closely with the Biden-Harris Administration."
Jan 29 2021
"This grant recognizes how vital local health centers are to the well-being of at-risk residents, and with nearly half a million Americans with high blood pressure dying each year, this funding is more important than ever."
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Jan 28 2021
“The Apprenticeship Hubs Across America Act will provide students and workers across the country access to apprenticeship opportunities by expanding and strengthening the proven models developed by the Registered Apprenticeship Program."
Jan 28 2021
"As public officials, it is our duty to protect our children, fight for their futures and deliver high-quality education regardless of their zip code – and this bill does just that.”
Jan 26 2021
“I've worked for minimum wage, and I was once a young, single dad, raising my son and having to balance work, family life and a checkbook. Back then it was hard. Today, in the midst of a pandemic and economic crisis, it's impossible."
Jan 25 2021
“A registered apprenticeship program shaped my life – laying the foundation for me to go from the construction site to Congress."
Jan 25 2021
“Climate change is a serious threat to our communities, with devastating consequences both globally and here in South Jersey."

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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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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.

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