“I’ve been long-fighting for ways to safeguard New Jersey’s joint base and the inclusion of $2.5 billion in funds for KC-46 refueling aircraft is a big win for our area. These refueling tankers will bring new jobs and growth to our state and make Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst an indispensable starting point for national security missions on the East Coast,” Norcross said. “Additionally, the bill provides a pay raise for service members, prohibits Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) and supports Israel, our democratic ally in the volatile Middle East. Overall, this bipartisan bill helps keep Americans safe by improving military readiness, securing our local base and strengthening our national defense.”
"It's outrageous and immoral to cut programs that help feed our nation's children," said Rep. Donald Norcross, D-1st Dist. "It's clear we shouldn't be cutting SNAP benefits and should be raising wages so working men and women can buy groceries and feed their children."
CAMDEN - Amid a national uproar over the separation of children from their families at the Mexican border, U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross complained Thursday that he couldn't immediately visit with migrant children now in the care of a Camden-based social services agency.
The Center for Family Services is presently caring for 27 boys and girls, including four teen mothers and their babies, while the agency works to reunify the children with their families.
CHERRY HILL - As he presented Jefferson Health New Jersey President Joe Devine with a proclamation, U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross said quietly, "You're saving lives ... there can be no higher calling."
As one of the Philadelphia-South Jersey region's largest health care providers, Jefferson's mission is saving lives, but on Monday the system was singled out for its work saving the lives of a particular group of people: Those who are struggling with heroin or opioid addiction.
Donald Norcross has completed the first step in his re-election bid. Norcross defeated a pair of challengers in Tuesday night's Democratic Primary in the First Congressional District.