Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Dec 8 2020
“It’s an honor to serve as a leader of the Progressive Caucus – the largest Democratic caucus in the House of Representatives – and especially to represent America’s workers as the Vice Chair for Labor."
Dec 4 2020
“It’s an honor for me to serve in a leadership role on the Steering and Policy Committee for the fourth consecutive year. In my role, I can help shape our agenda for working families and ensure that committees are well-balanced with my colleagues from New Jersey."
Dec 2 2020
“I am pleased that the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020 includes our Apprenticeship Hubs Across America Act, which 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."
Nov 20 2020
"The National Apprenticeship Act is a vital investment in our most successful workforce training program where workers can earn while they learn, and I am pleased that five of my apprenticeship bills have been incorporated."
Nov 19 2020
“We live in an uncertain world with persistent, credible threats to our nation and our democracy, so it’s more important than ever that we support our men and women in uniform and ensure the readiness and modernization of our nation’s armed forces while spending our valuable resources wisely.”
Nov 18 2020
“As the country continues to face an economic crisis and changing workforce, we must continue to innovate and ensure students and workers have the skills they need – and this bill will do just that."
Nov 17 2020
“As America continues to battle a public health crisis and economic crisis, the opioid epidemic continues to claim American lives every day."
Nov 17 2020
“How we invest our nation’s funding is a reflection of our priorities, and as we continue to battle the coronavirus, we must prioritize the health and safety of American workers and families."
Nov 17 2020
“Bill was a tireless advocate for New Jersey’s military installations, including Picatinny Arsenal where he worked for many years. His years of dedication and service will leave a lasting legacy not only for Picatinny, but for all of our armed services."
Nov 13 2020
"American Training Center’s innovative programs provide students and workers the ability to pursue apprenticeship opportunities right here in South Jersey."


In The News

Oct 2, 2015 In The News

October 02, 2015 at 12:01 PM

WASHINGTON — All six U.S. House Democrats in New Jersey's congressional delegation called for legislation that can "protect innocent lives while safeguarding the rights of law-abiding gun owners."

Oct 1, 2015 In The News

When there’s a prayer, there’s a way.

Sewell resident Grace Bobby, group leader for the South Jersey chapter of America Needs Fatima, was hoping to lead a rosary rally to the Sept. 23 canonization of Junipero Serra in Washington D.C., led by Pope Francis.

Sep 30, 2015 In The News

September 30, 2015 at 5:55 PM

The Pentagon could not close any military bases nor retire the KC-10 aircraft now housed at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst under legislation heading to the U.S. House and Senate floor.

Sep 21, 2015 In The News

A new grant awarded by the Department of Justice was awarded to Camden County and Wildwood on Monday.

Sep 20, 2015 In The News

CHERRY HILL, N.J., (CBS) —  A program to put wounded U.S. veterans into jobs helping fellow veterans is gaining support within the halls of Congress.

This past week, a South Jersey congressman added an aide to his staff whose job it is to help veterans get all the help they need, and earned, from their government.

Aug 22, 2015 In The News

Amid the platitudes, YouthBuild student Bart Williams, who, for the occasion, replaced the construction training program's T-shirt with a pin-striped suit and polka-dotted pocket square, got to the point.

Aug 19, 2015 In The News

Iran must never be allowed to become a nuclear threat to the world. Not today. Not 10 or 15 years from now. Never.

Aug 13, 2015 In The News

It was an early morning Thursday for Theresa Garrity. The Gloucester Townshipresident, her two daughters and three granddaughters were in line at the Nike Factory Outlet at 8:30 a.m., an hour an a half before the Gloucester Premium Outlets' 90 retail stores were set to open their doors for the first time. 

Jul 8, 2015 In The News

(CNBNewsnet)--Washington, DC-Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-1) Tuesday continued his fight to fund programs that clean up toxic sites across South Jersey and protect the health of constituents from potential health hazards.