This year, U.S. Representative Donald Norcross led the Pearl Harbor commemoration ceremony as a keynote speaker. “It takes great courage to go to war, but it takes more strength to make the peace and it’s the wisdom to know the difference,” says Norcross.
On Tuesday, December 4th, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced that four members of the Haddonfield Memorial High School (HMHS) Computer Science Club have won the 2018 Congressional App Challenge for New Jersey’s First Congressional District.
Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross – a member of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, an electrician by trade and original co-sponsor of the Raise the Wage Act of 2017 – issued the below statement following the introduction of legislation to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour in New Jersey by Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin:
“Governor Murphy, Senate President Sweeney and Speaker Coughlin joined me for their first public appearance together calling for $15 an hour minimum wage a little more than a year ago. Today, I’m glad to see that the process has begun in the legislature.
Norcross Announces $2 Million in Federal Funding to Fight Homelessness & Substance Abuse in South Jersey
Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced that Robins’ Nest, Inc. in Glassboro, New Jersey has been awarded a $2,000,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop a new Recovery and Housing Program to provide housing and support services for 300 homeless individuals with substance-use disorders. The funding will be provided in annual installments over the next five years.
“Every single day, at least one person in my district alone is dying from the disease of addiction, and we need to do everything we can to improve the recovery process and help those who are suffering,” said Congressman Donald Norcross, a Vice-Chair of the Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic. “I’m proud to have supported this grant that will help change lives in South Jersey. With the leadership of organizations like Robins’ Nest, we will continue to work together to provide affordable housing, combat homelessness and help our neighbors, friends and loved ones who are struggling with addiction.”
The new crop includes four Pennsylvania women — breaking the all-male makeup of the state's delegation. The region's Republican representation will drop from six to one, with only Bucks County's Brian Fitzpatrick remaining. The new dean of the area's delegation will be U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross, a Camden County Democrat who took office way back in 2014.