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.

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Jul 12 2019
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“Our service men and women deserve our full support, and today we honored their work by authorizing a 3.1% raise, expanding paid family leave and efforts to improve family housing, and cleaning up contaminated drinking water at our military bases.”
Jun 25 2019
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"Every family knows their personal budget reflects their priorities. The same is true for the federal government’s budget."
Jun 21 2019
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"Our service members should be able to efficiently and safely train – and civilians passing by bases should not face undue obstacles or hazards."
Jun 19 2019
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"Today, we took action to fund quality education for our children and grandchildren, and we strengthened workers’ rights and safety to help correct the growing gap between CEOs and rank-and-file workers."
Jun 13 2019
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"I’m proud to have voted to strengthen and modernize our military to build a strong national defense, support service members and their families and grow our nation’s workforce."
Jun 7 2019
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"I’m constantly in awe of the sacrifices made by the greatest generation in the name of freedom and that was reinforced during this trip."
Jun 6 2019
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"Reauthorizing this program will allow us to continue having the resources we need to keep our oceans and Americans safe while preserving key ecosystems that have environmental and economic value to our country."
May 23 2019
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The bipartisan SECURE Act includes a provision based on Norcross’ bill to allow 529 tax-free savings for apprenticeships.
May 7 2019
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"The Congresswoman and I are following all reports surrounding the chopper programs in a comprehensive fashion and assessing how every decision will impact our nation and our region."
Apr 19 2019
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"Today, at our joint service armament research and development center, I saw firsthand how the latest technologies are being used to create the most advanced weapons for our servicemembers."