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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Jun 24 2022
In The News

“When Congress works together, democracy can still work to the benefit of the American people,” said one of them, Rep. Donald Norcross, D-1st Dist.

Jun 24 2022
News Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) voted to pass the Safer Communities Act, the first piece of gun safety legislation passed by Congress in nearly 30 years. It will now head to the president’s desk to be signed into law.

Jun 23 2022
News Release

U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01), chair of the Tactical Air and Land Forces (TAL) Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), voted to advance the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23). The bill will invest in U.S. warfighters and the equipment they rely on, furthering the capacity for the United States to meet its defense needs today and into the future.

Jun 21 2022
In The News

It’s latest in a back-and-forth between Norcross and allied countries over his efforts to boost domestic jobs and manufacturing by strengthening “Buy American” requirements in federal contracting, which apply to about a third of the $600 billion in goods and services the U.S. government buys each year.

Jun 20 2022
News Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced the establishment of the Congressional School to Service (CSS) Program. The program celebrates the decision of high school seniors to serve in the U.S. military after graduation and awards them a certificate of commendation and red, white, and blue honors cords to wear at their graduation ceremonies. The program’s 2022 cohort counts 116 high school seniors from New Jersey’s 1st Congressional District as members.

Jun 16 2022
In The News

In the aftermath of the Uvalde shooting, U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ -1), pointed out in an email that he sent to constituents on May 28 that since first being sworn in as a Congressman in 2015, he has cosponsored 18 pieces of legislation that would reform how guns are sold or to whom they are sold.

Jun 8 2022
News Release

Tonight, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) voted to pass the Protecting Our Kids Act (H.R. 7910), a critical piece of legislation that he cosponsored and that would help reduce gun violence in the United States. According to new CDC data, guns are the number one killer of children in America – more than car accidents or cancer.

May 11 2022
In The News

“With this aid, the United States is sending a powerful message to the oligarchs in the Kremlin: We remain firm in our belief that Ukrainian freedom will triumph over Russian fascism,” said Rep. Donald Norcross, D-1st Dist.

May 10 2022
News Release

Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01), chairman of the Tactical Air and Land Forces (TAL) Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following statement after voting for the Additional Ukraine Supplemental Appropriations Act.

May 10 2022
In The News

“With this aid, the United States is sending a powerful message to the oligarchs in the Kremlin: We remain firm in our belief that Ukrainian freedom will triumph over Russian fascism,” Rep. Donald Norcross, D-N.J., the chairman of the Tactical Air and Land Forces subcommittee, said in a statement.