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Congressman Tom MacArthur

Representing the 3rd District of New Jersey


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December 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman MacArthur urged Congress to protect and expand the educator expense deduction to $500 from $250.  Under current law, educators can receive a deduction for supplies they purchase for the benefit of their students, instead of paying out-of-pocket.

December 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman MacArthur urged House and Senate Leadership to restore the medical expense deduction in the tax reform legislation on behalf of the over 140,000 seniors who live in New Jersey’s Third Congressional District. 

December 11, 2017 Press Release


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom MacArthur sent the below letter to Governor-Elect Phil Murphy and Senators Menendez and Booker, after their continued partisan attacks.

December 11, 2017

Dear Governor-Elect Murphy, Senator Menendez, and Senator Booker,

December 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Republican Chairman of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force Congressman Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) and Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) introduced the College Loan Deferment for Recovery Act.

December 6, 2017 Press Release


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman MacArthur released the following statement after the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act passed the House of Representatives:


December 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-Today, Congressman MacArthur urged House Speaker Paul Ryan to pass legislation this year that creates a permanent legislative solution to the expiring Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

MacArthur was joined by 34 House Republicans in this request.

November 21, 2017 Press Release

Nobody knows more than the people of New Jersey the pressure that high taxes can put on a family, small business or senior on a fixed income.  After decades of tax, spend and borrow policies foisted upon us by Trenton politicians from both parties, we live in the highest taxed state in America.  People are voting with their feet and moving to lower tax states, draining New Jersey of future teac

November 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom MacArthur sent a letter to Governor-Elect Phil Murphy inviting him to a substantive discussion on tax policy, after the Governor-Elect questioned the Congressman’s efforts to provide tax relief for New Jerseyans.

The full text of the letter is below:

Dear Governor-Elect Murphy,

November 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON –Today, Congressman Tom MacArthur voted in favor of The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which is the first meaningful overhaul of America’s tax code in 31 years. He specifically discussed his successful efforts to restore the deductibility of property taxes, which led to a compromise that benefits all property owners in South Jersey.  

November 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman MacArthur released the following statement after the House voted to the pass the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) reform package:


In The News

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.

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.

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

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


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.