Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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Rep. Norcross Statement on Being Selected to Negotiate Bill to Support Domestic Manufacturing and Create Jobs

Apr 7, 2022
News Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) released the following statement in response to being appointed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi to go to conference with the Senate over the House’s America COMPETES Act of 2022, which makes crucial investments in the production of semiconductor chips, strengthens supply chains, and bolsters research and development.

“It’s an honor to represent working people in negotiating the final version of the America COMPETES Act with our colleagues in the Senate,” said Congressman Norcross. “This legislation will invest hundreds of billions of dollars in reshoring American manufacturing, strengthening our supply chain, and creating good-paying jobs right here at home. This bill will be a huge victory for the American worker and American competitiveness in the global market. I thank Speaker Pelosi and Chairman Adam Smith for the appointment.”

Read Congressman Norcross’s statement regarding passing the original bill through the House here.

Congressman Norcross is a member of the House Education and Labor Committee, the Science, Space and Technology Committee, and the Armed Services Committee. Before serving in the House of Representatives, he completed a registered apprenticeship and worked as a union electrician in New Jersey as a member of IBEW Local 351.