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Congressman Tom MacArthur

Representing the 3rd District of New Jersey

Press Releases

March 1, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Tom MacArthur today announced that the three year FEMA recoupment statute of limitations from his first bill, the Disaster Assistance Fairness and Accountability Act, has been included in the FEMA Disaster Assistance Reform Act of 2015 which passed the House February 29, 2016.

February 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Tom MacArthur today announced that he has introduced legislation to improve Medicare Advantage and care for seniors. The Excellence in Medicare Act will motivate providers to better serve seniors through performance incentives that would also reduce premiums and copays for seniors.

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February 10, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Tom MacArthur and Congressman Donald Norcross today reacted to the President’s base realignment and closure (BRAC) request:

February 9, 2016 Press Release
Honoring the fallen, protecting the living

Washington, DC - Congressman Tom MacArthur today announced that his legislation to protect and preserve the 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center in New York has passed the U.S. House of Representatives.

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February 3, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Tom MacArthur today announced that his legislation to protect and preserve the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center in New York has passed out of the Natural Resources Committee.

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January 29, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman MacArthur today announced a $4.9 million dollar federal grant for Superstorm Sandy Recovery in Toms River, New Jersey.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant will provide federal funding to Toms River to repair North Beach and Ortley Beach damaged during Superstorm Sandy in 2012.

January 21, 2016 Press Release

Winter Storm Jonas is kicking off Thursday with an initial round of snow and ice, and will turn into a major snowstorm Friday into the weekend over a large swath of the East Coast. Heavy snow is expected to fall across parts of at least 15 states, with blizzard conditions possible over parts of the Washington D.C., Baltimore and New York City metro areas.

January 5, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – On Monday, January 4, 2016, Congressman Tom MacArthur met with Sheriff Michael G. Mastronardy, and toured Ocean County’s 911 Dispatch Call Center as well as the Armed Services Recruitment Center. MacArthur also met with Ocean County Prosecutor, Joseph D. Coronato and his team to review efforts to combat addiction in South Jersey.

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December 17, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Tom MacArthur today urged President Barack Obama to immediately restore all relevant sanctions on Iran’s nuclear program. MacArthur was joined by 14 House colleagues in this request.

December 16, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman MacArthur applauds protections for 9/11 first responders included in the 2016 government funding bill.

Congressman MacArthur was working in New York City at the time of the terrorist attacks and saw first-hand what first responders sacrificed in the line of duty.

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