First District Democrats Nominate Norm Mosher for Congress
On June 7, 2014, Norm Mosher, from Irvington, was unanimously elected to be the Democratic candidate for 1st Congressional District. Norm will face the Republican nominee in the General Election on November 4, 2014
A retired Naval Captain, Norm has first-hand military experience earning a Legion of Merit with Combat Distinguishing Device, the Bronze Medal with Combat Distinguishing Device, and the Air Medal during his service. Post-career, Norm became a Professional Staff Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and later, started his own consulting company specializing in ocean research, shipbuilding, ship propulsion systems, and related areas. Currently, Norm serves as a board member of LJI, INC, a young nonprofit organization developing programs for at-risk girls in India.
During his acceptance speech, Norm expanded on his union support, and the need for a living wage, noting that taxpayers often subsidize low wages paid by corporations. Job creation, through infrastructure projects, are seen as an answer to the current dearth of good jobs. And, noting the growing burden of student debt, Norm advocated for a restructuring of debt and reform of our educational system.
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