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“Today’s announcement makes real what we have been saying all along—that ‘Made in America’ should mean ‘Made in America.’ In fact, the Machinists Union, along with U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross and U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, championed an amendment to the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act that would have made a similar ‘Buy American’ threshold increase for defense products.
Norcross said the sanctions will help shut Putin up and “pay the cost.”
“These are the heaviest sanctions in the history of our country outside of North Korea and Iran,” he said.
“Senator Menendez and Booker and Representatives Coleman, Gottheimer, Kim, Malinowski, Norcross, Pallone, Pascrell, Payne, Sherrill, and Sires are members of the New Jersey delegation that stood up for New Jersey with scores of 100%,” added Potosnak. “Unfortunately two members of our delegation, Representatives Van Drew and Smith, received failing scores below 50%.
Among the bills Schoening is watching is the Lifetime Income For Employees Act, or the LIFE Act, for short. Its supporters, led by Reps.
U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross (D-1st Dist.) talked about the impact these funds are having throughout the county for a variety of mission driven organizations.
“The American Rescue Plan continues to play a fundamental role in our recovery from the pandemic, and I am proud to have voted to make this funding available,” Norcross said.
Lawmakers are condemning Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Below are some of their comments on the situation.
New Jersey Congressman Donald Norcross also issued a statement condemning the invasion, saying in part, “Despite months of multilateral negotiations and engagement of many of our European allies and partners, Putin has decided to send troops into a sovereign nation.”
"I think we’re going to need a couple years really to feel out what the American worker wants to do, because it’s a very emotional time, and mental health issues that we’re dealing with from being cooped up at home…at the end of the day, that still plays into any factors that you’re looking at for the workplace," said Congressman Donald Norcross.
"I am calling for crippling economic sanctions to be placed on Putin, his inner circle, their families, and the corporations and financial institutions that they rely on for economic and military muscle," said Congressman Donald Norcross.