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Congressman Tom MacArthur

Representing the 3rd District of New Jersey


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March 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Congressman Tom MacArthur announced he has cosponsored the bipartisan Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) 2.0 with Representatives Tim Ryan (D-OH), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Ann Kuster (D-NH).  This updated version of CARA will authorize approximately $1 billion in new funding to fight the opioid war and increases penalties on manufacturers

March 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom MacArthur’s bipartisan legislation, the Regulation A+ Improvement Act, passed out of the House of Representatives.  This legislation raises the Regulation A exemption for security offerings which would allow growing companies to gain additional investors and increase their access to capital. 

March 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom MacArthur urged the VA Secretary David Shulkin to expedite the Brick VA Clinic relocation project and provide consistent updates on its progress.  Congressman MacArthur’s district is home to the largest population of veterans in New Jersey.

March 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, SUEZ announced that it plans to reduce customer utility bills by 14 million dollars, lowering monthly bills by approximately 5%.

March 9, 2018 Press Release

Toms River, NJ – Congressman MacArthur released the following statement:


March 7, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Congressman Tom MacArthur and Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) introduced the bipartisan TECH Careers Act, legislation to expand community college and technical programs that help Americans obtain the high-skill, high-wage jobs of the future.


March 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom MacArthur joined a bipartisan group of Members of Congress to support 9/11 first responders and oppose an administration proposal to make changes to the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP).

February 28, 2018 Press Release

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield announced it is investing $275 million in 2018 into New Jersey because of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which Congressman Tom MacArthur worked on extensively. This investment plan includes:

•$150 million back to policy holders in 2018. 

February 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the Parkland shooting, Congressman Tom MacArthur is urging the House Committee on the Judiciary to instruct relevant federal agencies to conduct a comprehensive scientific study of the causes of gun violence in the United States.


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

Photo Galleries

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.