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Congressman Tom MacArthur

Representing the 3rd District of New Jersey

Press Releases

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.

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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. 

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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,

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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,

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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.  

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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:

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