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Congressman Tom MacArthur

Representing the 3rd District of New Jersey



Tom and his wife Debbie have been married for 35 years and are the parents of three children: David (age 26), Isabella (age 19), and Grace, who sadly passed away at age eleven.

Tom and Debbie run a family foundation, In God's Hands Charitable Foundation, Inc., which supports work ranging from disaster relief, to serving wounded warriors, to AIDS work in Africa, to distributing thousands of wheelchairs worldwide in memory of their daughter Gracie.

After graduating from Hofstra University, Tom started out as an Insurance Adjuster in the NYC housing projects, with an annual salary of $13,000.  In the years that followed he went on to build a successful 30-year career in the insurance industry, which culminated in serving as Chairman and CEO of York Risk Services Group, Inc., which provided insurance and managed care services. Under Tom’s leadership, the company grew from a small local firm to a multi-national company with thousands of employees.

Following his career in the private sector, Tom served in local government and as a Mayor.

Tom serves on the House Financial Services Committee.  His top priority is making sure that people have access to the resources they need to achieve the American Dream.  He is also working on reforming the National Flood Insurance Program to provide Jersey Shore residents certainty for the future.

Tom also serves as Co-Chairman of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force to combat the heroin crisis that has devastated so many communities in South Jersey and across the nation.  Founded in 2015, the 85-member Task Force has been a driving force for federal action to address the opioid epidemic.

Tom is lifelong supporter of the arts and is a member of the Board of Trustees at The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.

In Congress, Tom has supported policies that spur job creation, empower individuals, provide our military the tools they need to defend our freedom in a dangerous world and honor the service of our veterans and their families when they come home.

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