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Congressman Tom MacArthur

Representing the 3rd District of New Jersey


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October 19, 2018 Press Release

Toms River, New Jersey—Congressman Tom MacArthur introduced two bills and is working on another to help local schools, students, and law enforcement officials address community and school safety concerns.

October 9, 2018 Press Release

Toms River, New Jersey—Two of Congressman Tom MacArthur’s top priorities since his first day in office were signed into law by the president.

October 5, 2018 Press Release

Toms River, New Jersey—Today Congressman Tom MacArthur announced $469,000 in grant funding for the Township of Brick to assist with ongoing efforts to improve school safety measures. The money was awarded through the COPS Office School Violence Prevention Program authorized by the STOP School Violence Act, a bipartisan bill cosponsored by Rep. MacArthur.

October 3, 2018 Press Release

Toms River, New Jersey—Co-Chairs of the Bipartisan Heroin and Opioids Task Force, Congressman Tom MacArthur (R-NJ-03) and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (D-NH-02), released a statement following the final passage of bipartisan, bicameral, and comprehensive opioid legislation. The bill now heads to the president’s desk for signature into law.

October 1, 2018 Press Release

Toms River, New Jersey—Congressman Tom MacArthur, whose district was devastated by Superstorm Sandy, met with House and Senate colleagues on Thursday to discuss the status of long-term reform of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).  Attendees of this bicameral, bipartisan meeting included Senator Bill Cassidy, Senator Mike Rounds, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, and

September 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Tom MacArthur, co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, released a statement following the passage of the final bipartisan opioid legislation. Included in this bill is MacArthur’s legislation, the SENIOR Communities Protection Act, which cracks down on fraudulent use of Medicare to flood our communities with narcotics.

September 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Tom MacArthur released a statement following his vote to make the federal individual income and small business tax cuts permanent for all Americans. The legislation also made permanent or expanded provisions to help with the costs of child care and medical expenses.

September 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Tom MacArthur supported two pieces of legislation today, the Family Savings Act and the American Innovation Act.

September 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Tom MacArthur released the following statement after voting for a legislative package that fully funds the new KC-46 tankers slated to come to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, gives our service members their largest pay increase in nine years, and provides billions in funding to combat the opioid crisis.

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.


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.