Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Jan 22 2021
“This additional shipbuilding contract is a great win for South Jersey and the Philadelphia region, and it is truly welcome news for all of us who have supported the effort for years."
Jan 21 2021
“I participated in the multiemployer pension system for 37 years, as both a rank-and-file worker and a negotiator. I know that millions of workers have earned their pensions and deserve safe, secure retirements."
Jan 14 2021
“Every American should have a voice in their workplace to advocate for fair wages and safe working conditions, and the Labor Caucus will advance the cause of working families by being their voice in Congress."
Jan 13 2021
“Following the shameful and deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol – the physical embodiment of our democracy – I have upheld my oath to protect and defend the Constitution by voting in favor of the impeachment of President Trump."
Jan 3 2021
“As we enter 2021, Americans are facing a grave public health crisis and an economic crisis. Working families, small businesses, essential workers and our military servicemembers need and deserve relief, and I will continue fighting for an appropriate federal response."
Dec 23 2020
“This veto shows that Trump clearly doesn’t care about our servicemembers and their families. Congress voted overwhelmingly to provide our men and women in uniform with a long-overdue pay raise, hazard pay and child care help that Trump is now preventing."
Dec 22 2020
“This major investment shows that America’s clean energy future is being built right here in South Jersey. The new wind turbine manufacturing site will power our economy by building the clean technology that will power our homes and businesses."
Dec 21 2020
“New Jersey and the nation are facing a historic public health emergency and economic crisis. Every American urgently needs relief, and some assistance is finally on the way."
Dec 14 2020
“It’s inspiring to see the next generation create such an innovative approach to connecting novice business owners. Focusing on and developing these skills at such a young age will help set the foundation for a strong future in the business venture field."
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Dec 8 2020
“Our servicemembers and their families deserve our full support, and today we honored their work by authorizing a 3% raise, in addition to making child care more affordable and accessible to military families on bases."

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In The News

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.

Apr 29, 2016 In The News

Burlington County Times. By David Levinsky

Lawmakers in Congress approved a $610 billion defense policy bill early Thursday that would once again block the Pentagon from moving forward with its request to begin preparations for a new round of base closures...

Oct 13, 2015 In The News

An aggressive phone scam targeting New Jersey is caught on video. NBC10’s Mitch Blacher reports with the warning New Jersey residents need to know if they receive a phone call similar to the one caught on video.

See the video here.

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