Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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National Security

We must do everything we can to ensure service members, veterans and their families are cared for in return for their service to our country. Proper defense budgeting ensures our soldiers are best equipped to get the job done. Maintaining the readiness of our military also upholds our nation’s commitment to respond to security conflicts. Supporting South Jersey’s Joint Base McGuire–Dix–Lakehurst not only supports our national defense system, but employs 44,000 civilians and military personnel.

I also have a personal commitment to the unbreakable bond between the United States and Israel, our strongest ally and the only true democracy in the Middle East. I am proud to serve on the Armed Services Committee as I learn about and debate the foreign and domestic threats to our nation.

More on National Security

Feb 20 2018
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“This grant for South Jersey Fire Departments will help protect those who are protecting us.”
Feb 16 2018
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“We stand ready to lead and do our job with regard to this difficult subject.”
Feb 13 2018
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“These students represent the best of the best of South Jersey.”
Feb 2 2018
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"What happened today was a dangerous display of smoke and mirrors and should leave all Americans asking ‘what are they really trying to hide?’"
Jan 22 2018
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“Republicans hold the House… the Senate… and the White House – and for the first time in our country’s history, they caused a government shutdown under single-party control."
Jan 20 2018
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“It should never have come to this. I’m deeply disappointed in my colleagues on the other side of the aisle for doing this, but am ready and willing to work together to get America back up and running."
Jan 12 2018
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"These gun barrels, which are a critical part of American military history, were headed for the scrap pile. Through the cooperation and assistance of many partners, we’re able to bring this piece of South Jersey history home, where it belongs.”
Jan 9 2018
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“We need all the resources we can muster to stop acts of violence and hate before they happen. Today’s vote moves us a step closer to providing South Jersey organizations, with the resources needed to keep our neighbors and loved ones safe.”
Jan 5 2018
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“Everyone should have the fundamental right to protest against a repressive regime and I stand with the people in Iran who are expressing this right and desire to shape a better future for themselves and their families."
Dec 6 2017
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“This bill allows criminals from other states to enter our New Jersey stores, churches, parks and offices with guns... It is shameful that my colleagues voted to make matters worse, not better."