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Congressman Tom MacArthur

Representing the 3rd District of New Jersey

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September 25, 2018 Press Release

Toms River, New Jersey—Congressman Tom MacArthur was notified this week of the United States Air Force’s decision to send 24 KC-46 tankers to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.

September 20, 2018 Press Release

Toms River, New Jersey—Today Congressman Tom MacArthur introduced a bill to protect New Jersey’s hospitals from the Administration’s decision to end Medicare’s Imputed Rural Floor policy. 

September 18, 2018 Press Release

Toms River, New Jersey—Congressman Tom MacArthur announced five federal grants for Burlington and Ocean Counties to assist with the community’s housing development for low-income families.  The grants were awarded through the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Community Planning and Development.

September 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today Congressman Tom MacArthur voted to fund critical government entities including the Department of Veterans Affairs, military construction, and the Department of Energy. The bill maintains the ten percent spending cut for Congress and Member pay freeze that have been in effect since fiscal year 2010.

September 13, 2018 Press Release

Toms River, New Jersey—Congressman Tom MacArthur held two ceremonies this week honoring the Greatest Generation. 21 South Jersey World War II veterans were recognized in Toms River and Medford. Private Jack Mascola of Toms River and Sergeant Arthur Goldschmidt of Moorestown spoke on behalf of the veterans in attendance. Both men are U.S. Army veterans.

September 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congressman Tom MacArthur’s bill to provide funding for the operation and maintenance of the 9/11 memorial in New York City passed through the House of Representatives today. Until now, the memorial has been funded with private donations.  The memorial honors the victims of September 11th and the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.

September 12, 2018 Press Release

Toms River, New Jersey- Congressman Tom MacArthur spoke with FEMA Administrator Brock Long earlier this week regarding last month’s flooding in Brick. More than 100 homes were evacuated and most of the victims are seniors, who are still recovering from the storm.

September 10, 2018 Press Release

Burlington, New Jersey- Congressman Tom MacArthur held a press conference today to discuss a grant awarded to the Riverfront Coalition to assist with their efforts to combat the opioid crisis. The Riverfront Coalition was awarded $125,000 through the Drug-Free Communities Support Program.

September 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Tom MacArthur was selected as the Republican recipient of the International Franchise Association (IFA)’s Legislator of the Year award. This bipartisan award is given to a Republican and Democrat who support a pro-franchising, pro-business agenda and work across party lines to support franchise and small businesses.

September 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Tom MacArthur’s bill, the 9/11 Memorial Act, passed through the House Natural Resources Committee today. MacArthur’s bill will authorize a competitive grant to help secure the memorial site and honor the victims of September 11th and the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. 

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April 14, 2016 In The News

Washington, DC – Congressman Tom MacArthur today announced that he has received the Legislative Leader award from the National Humane Society for dedication to animal welfare legislation and advocacy.

Congressman MacArthur receives the Legislative Leader award from Humane Society CEO, Wayne Pacelle

April 13, 2016 In The News

Congressman Tom MacArthur is calling for the director of FEMA to resign. The congressman believes that if the director isn’t holding anyone accountable, then someone needs to hold him accountable for not taking care of this.

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April 8, 2016 In The News

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (WABC) -- This family has a familiar story. Flooded out by Sandy, only got $14,000 from FEMA, even though it will cost nearly a hundred grand more to fix their house. Now they say they were victims of fraud in the review process.

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March 29, 2016 In The News

High school students from the Third Congressional District are invited to compete in the 2016 Congressional Art Competition.

March 25, 2016 In The News

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 d

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February 23, 2016 In The News

Cinnaminson, NJ -- Over 100 residents turned out for U.S. Rep. Tom MacArthur’s Coffee With a Congressman at the Community Center on Monday, the Burlington County Times reports.

MacArthur told residents “This is about you, I want to hear what’s on your minds,” before going table to table, according to the report.

February 10, 2016 In The News

A bill by U.S. Rep. Tom MacArthur, R-3, to preserve the September 11, 2001 memorial at the World Trade Center in New York City passed the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday night, MacArthur’s office announced.

October 26, 2015 In The News

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.

August 10, 2015 In The News

Rep. Tom MacArthur tells Newsmax TV that the Iran nuclear deal is likely to be disastrous for the world in the years ahead.

"A nuclear-armed Iran is a danger to the United States and our allies," MacArthur, a New Jersey Republican, said Monday to Miranda Khan on "Newsmax Now."

May 14, 2015 In The News

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October 20, 2015 Photo Gallery

Named a Champion of Medicare by the Coalition for Medicare Choices

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March 2, 2015 Video

Congressman Tom MacArthur (NJ-03) speaks on the House floor about the close relationship between the United States and Israel.

February 6, 2015 Video

Congressman MacArthur speaks on the House floor on his new bill, the Disaster Assistance Fairness and Accountability Act.