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Congressman Tom MacArthur

Representing the 3rd District of New Jersey

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June 2, 2017 Press Release

 

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Tom MacArthur and Donald Norcross released the following statement on funding for KC-46 hangars provided in the budget proposal. The proposal includes approximately $134.5 million dollars for new hangars to house the KC-46 tankers at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, as well as any other construction that would help ease the KC-46 transition. Recently, MacArthur led a letter urging Secretary Mattis to include this funding in the fiscal year 2018 budget.

May 24, 2017 Press Release

 

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom MacArthur released the following statement on the Manchester terrorist attack:

May 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman MacArthur today urged Secretary of Defense James Mattis to include funding in the fiscal year 2018 budget for new hangars to house the KC-46 tankers at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, as well as any other construction that would help ease the KC-46 transition. MacArthur was joined by Representatives Chris Smith, Frank LoBiondo, and Donald Norcross in this request.

May 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congress MacArthur released the following statement after Congress voted to increase sanctions on North Korea:

This is personal for me.  My wife, Debbie, and I adopted two of our three children from South Korea.  I’ve often talked to my children about what their life would have been like if they were born in Pyongyang and not Seoul. They would have lived in a closed society ruled by a madman who starves and enslaves his own people, and threatens peace throughout the region. 

January 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Congressman Tom MacArthur released the following statement on the travel ban executive order:

December 2, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman MacArthur today applauded the final passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017:

November 29, 2016 Press Release

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. Roughly 600 employees located on the former McGuire Air Force Base and Fort Dix will see their pay increased as a result of this decision.

September 29, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman MacArthur today applauded the announcement to begin beach replenishment in Ocean County:

September 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman MacArthur today announced a coalition of 282 state, county and elected officials that have formally requested the placement of the KC-46 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.

August 3, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Tom MacArthur today responded to reports of that the Obama administration secretly organized an airlift of $400 million worth of cash to Iran that coincided with the January release of four Americans detained in Tehran: