Norcross Appointed to Science, Area and Know-how Committee for 117th Congress
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) has been appointed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi to function a member of the Science, Area and Know-how Committee for the 117th Congress. Norcross was appointed to the Power Subcommittee, in addition to the Area and Aeronautics Subcommittee.
“It’s an honor to be appointed to the Science, Area and Know-how Committee for the 117th Congress,” stated Congressman Norcross. “On the Committee, I’ll work to ensure the USA stays a pacesetter within the analysis and improvement that drives the manufacturing of superior applied sciences and modern achievements the U.S. is understood for, like touchdown the primary individual on the moon. I sit up for working with Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson and the remainder of the members of the committee in preventing for environmental justice, securing America’s spot as a pacesetter in house exploration and selling scientific analysis to resolve our largest challenges.”
The Science, Area and Know-how Committee has jurisdiction over a lot of the non-defense Federal analysis and improvement (R&D) portfolio. The Committee has unique jurisdiction over the Nationwide Aeronautics and Area Administration (NASA), Nationwide Science Basis (NSF), Nationwide Institute of Requirements and Know-how (NIST) and the White Home Workplace of Science and Know-how Coverage (OSTP). The Committee additionally has authority over R&D actions on the Division of Power (DOE), Environmental Safety Company (EPA), Division of Transportation (DOT), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Nationwide Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Nationwide Climate Service (NWS) and the Division of Homeland Safety (DHS).
This follows Norcross’ re-appointment to serve on the House Armed Services Committee and the House Committee on Education and Labor within the 117th Congress. As well as, Norcross was unanimously elected to function Vice Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and was re-selected to be the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee’s Parliamentarian. He just lately created the Labor Caucus, supposed to advance the wants of the labor motion, fight the problems going through working households and join legislators instantly with unions and union leaders. Norcross can also be the co-founder of the Building Trades Caucus and Vice-Chair of the Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Opioid Epidemic.
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