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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom MacArthur released the following statement regarding the President’s Address to the Joint Session of Congress:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Tom MacArthur (NJ-03) and Frank LoBiondo (NJ-02) announced a major victory for New Jersey’s fishing industry. After congressional opposition led by Congressman MacArthur, the Baltimore Aquarium has withdrawn their nomination for the Baltimore Canyon to be named a national marine sanctuary, a controversial designation which could have prohibited or restricted fishing access near South Jersey.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman MacArthur today received the Guardian Award from the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) for maintaining a strong small business voting record in the 114th Congress.
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Tom MacArthur (NJ-03), Congressman John Carney (DE-At Large) and Congressman Bill Pascrell (NJ-09) today announced legislation to help community hospitals receive important reimbursements.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom MacArthur and Congressman John Delaney (D-MD) today announced the development of the bipartisan Congressional Social Investment Taskforce to raise awareness about social investment’s promise and promote policies that encourage the success of this sector.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom MacArthur today announced that he has been named a “Hero of Main Street” by the National Retail Federation (NRF), in recognition of his unwavering dedication to the small business community and American entrepreneurs across New Jersey and the United States.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Tom MacArthur today announced he has received the Spirit of Enterprise Award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The award is given in recognition of MacArthur’s support for pro-jobs, pro-growth policies in the first session of the 114th Congress.
Washington, DC – Congressman MacArthur’s amendments prohibiting base closures and the retirement of the KC-10 were today included in the 2016 government funding bill.
October 22, 2015: SNJ Today
MOORESTOWN – Congressman Tom MacArthur announced that Lockheed Martin has received a $784 million missile defense contract to be carried out in Moorestown, New Jersey.
Lockheed Martin’s contract provides options to develop, deploy, test, and operate a Long Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR). The LRDR combines radar, ballistic missile defense algorithms, and combat systems to support the defense of the Homeland.
Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the 2016 fiscal year. This legislation is expected to pass through the Senate shortly and arrive on the President’s desk to be signed into law. Regrettably, the President has already threatened to veto this bill despite bipartisan support in Congress.