Congressman MacArthur’s office was made aware of a bureaucratic snafu that was prohibiting Guard members from receiving the Humanitarian Service Medal. Ambiguous language in Army qualification guidelines prompted Congressman MacArthur to take the fight all the way up to the Secretary of Defense, who approved the medals the week of the third anniversary of Hurricane Sandy.
Earlier this month the Department of Homeland Security Office of the Inspector General released a report entitled, “FEMA Does Not Provide Adequate Oversight of Its National Flood Insurance Write Your Own Program.” This report summarized a yearlong investigation, prompted by a “60 Minutes” interview in March of 2015, which revealed that thousands of superstorm Sandy victims had been wrongfully denied insurance claims due to corrupt and fraudulent practices.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman MacArthur today applauded the final passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017:
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Tom MacArthur today announced that his office will be conducting a district-wide lottery for tickets to attend the 58th Presidential Inauguration on January 20, 2017.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom MacArthur today announced that the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) will issue final regulations to move all Federal Wage System (FWS) employees at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (JB-MDL) into the New York locality pay area.