Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Nov 13 2020
“Labor has shaped my life, taking me from the construction site to Congress. While the Trump Administration has tried to diminish labor rights, President-Elect Joe Biden’s incoming Administration understands the dignity of work and that workers’ rights are human rights."
Oct 28 2020
“These workers are keeping our economy going, and they need the proper protocols and protections to address COVID-19 in the workplace. Today’s executive order lays out the enforceable standards we need, ensuring the safety of our workers, employers and customers."
Oct 27 2020
“As America faces the health and economic crises brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, this federal funding will help our neighbors who are also struggling with addiction, as well as those impacted by sexual assault.”
Oct 21 2020
“Using federal CARES Act funding, New Jersey is helping workers and businesses get back on their feet. These workforce programs will help employers provide skill-building opportunities and on the job training, connecting New Jerseyans with the services they need to get the job they deserve.”
Oct 14 2020
“From providing emergency housing to strengthening father-child relationships, these grants will help the Center for Family Services provide local families with the resources they need to remain healthy and safe, especially during the current public health crisis."
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Oct 13 2020
“As the nation continues to battle the coronavirus of 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and prepares for the distribution of a safe and effective vaccine, we write to encourage cooperation between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the State of New Jersey, and local health departments within the state."
Oct 9 2020
“The CARES Act has delivered critical federal resources to our state, and distributing this CRF funding to those county and local governments who have yet to receive relief will have a profound impact."
Oct 8 2020
“Picatinny is not only a vital component of the local economy and workforce, it is uniquely critical to our nation’s defense."
Sep 24 2020
“As we continue to face both an economic crisis and a climate crisis, we must modernize our energy infrastructure to grow jobs and protect our environment."
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Sep 24 2020
“This bill 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. Expanding access to apprenticeship opportunities will connect workers with stable, good-paying jobs and accelerate our economic recovery.”

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In The News

Jul 2, 2015 In The News

NJ.com. By Tom MacArthur and Donald Norcross

...As freshman members of Congress from different political parties, we are constantly looking for ways to work together for the betterment of South Jersey.

Jul 2, 2015 In The News

Burlington County Times. By David Levinsky and Todd McHale

...U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross, D-1st of Camden, said Thursday that he was hopeful a disaster declaration will be issued soon.

Jun 25, 2015 In The News

Patch. By Anthony Bellano

... On Thursday, Congressman Donald Norcross urged Gov. Chris Christie to issue a disaster declaration for those two counties that would allow the use of federal funds for disaster cleanup.

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Jun 25, 2015 In The News

NJ.com. By Jonathan D. Salant

...Rep. Donald Norcross (D-1st Dist.): The Supreme Court rightfully decided that no American - regardless of where he or she resides in our great country - should be denied access to the tax credits that were intended under this law to make quality coverage within reach for middle class families.

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Jun 25, 2015 In The News

RealEstateRama.

...As efforts to restore power throughout South Jersey continue, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) urged his former colleagues in the New Jersey Legislature to approve a resolution he championed last fall establishing October as “Lineman Appreciation Month.”

Jun 22, 2015 In The News

Courier Post. By Jim Walsh

... Rep Donald Norcross, D-Camden, said the EPA's support would help attract funding from other sources.

..."It's a wide-open building right now," said Norcross, who lives nearby. "I don't think anyone wants that to continue."

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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.

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