Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Mar 26 2019
"With more jobs, less crime and positive educational results, it’s clear Camden is rising – and now we’re seeing more affordable housing options for our friends and neighbors."
Mar 25 2019
"The Navy’s first submarine was designed and constructed in New Jersey and our state has always had a strong relationship with the Navy. It is only appropriate for the newest nuclear-powered submarine to be named in our state’s honor."
Mar 22 2019
"As we work together to combat high maternal and infant mortality rates in our state and communities, we rely on programs like Camden Healthy Start who work directly with women and children in need."
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Mar 21 2019
"We must make sure the brave men and women who risk their lives to protect our country and communities are provided with top-notch, comprehensive health screenings."
Mar 13 2019
Funding for critical national security missions at JBMDL, Picatinny, 177th Fighter Wing at Atlantic City potentially at stake.
Mar 8 2019
"I’ve always supported making voting easier, not harder – and it’s a good thing we finally have the opportunity to give more Americans the ability to have their voices heard, to implement campaign finance reform and to restore trust in our public institutions."
Mar 7 2019
"The Building Trades Caucus unites us by speaking to our shared values. The work of this Caucus is to invest in our greatest resource – the American worker."
Mar 6 2019
"Finally. That’s the only word to describe what is happening in the House of Representatives. We have finally voted for the first time in more than a decade to lift fulltime working Americans out of poverty."
Mar 5 2019
"It’s a rare honor to have a portrait hung in the Capitol but, currently, under 10% of the people receiving this honor are women. We can do better than that, and there’s no one who deserves this tribute more than New Jersey’s Alice Paul."
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Feb 27 2019
Norcross told Cohen’s family story about gun violence that spans multiple generations on the House Floor prior to the first-in-decades vote.

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Jun 1, 2015 In The News

Courier Post. By Phaedra Trethan

..."This cleanup proposal is welcome news for those residents of Gibbsboro and Voorhees who have had to deal with this mess for years through absolutely no fault of their own," said Norcross, a Camden County Democrat. "... It is encouraging that the EPA has now put forward a plan to accomplish that goal."

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May 27, 2015 In The News

NJ.com. By Alex Young

...Congressman Donald Norcross (D-1) advocated for the grant to help the volunteer department.

May 20, 2015 In The News

Courier Post. By Phaedra Trethan

A Blackwood resident will follow U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross in Congress Wednesday as part of Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day.

May 18, 2015 In The News

Observer. By Chase Brush

Elected to Congress last year after serving in the state legislature, Norcross has called Camden a “national model” for community-based law enforcement, particularly in the wake of unrest surrounding instances of police violence in places like Baltimore, MD, and New York City.

May 14, 2015 In The News

Courier Post. By Jim Walsh

...In an announcement Thursday, the White House said Obama is heading here "to visit with local law enforcement and meet with young people in the Camden community."

...Rep. Donald Norcross, D-N.J., said the department's "focus on community engagement is making the city safer and leading to exciting new investments that will boost our economy."

Mar 4, 2015 In The News

March 4, 2015

This Friday, Rep. Donald Norcross, D-N.J. and Assemblyman Gilbert “Whip” Wilson, D-Camden/Gloucester, will join a bipartisan Congressional delegation to visit Selma, Alabama and mark the 50th anniversary of the historic civil rights march that ultimately led to the Voting Rights Act. The pilgrimage will be led by Georgia Rep. John Lewis.

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Feb 3, 2015 In The News

Daily Journal. By Nicole Gaudiano

...Freshmen Reps. Donald Norcross and Tom MacArthur will join 11th-term Rep. Frank LoBiondo as members of the committee charged with developing military policy, setting funding levels and overseeing military operations.

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