I ran for Congress in 2014 because I knew the federal government could do more to empower individuals and private sector companies to grow the economy from the ground up. As an entrepreneur who created and preserved thousands of American jobs, I saw this firsthand.
Washington, DC – Congressman Tom MacArthur today announced that Lockheed Martin has received a $784 million dollar missile defense contract to be carried out in Moorestown, New Jersey.
Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the 2016 fiscal year. This legislation is expected to pass through the Senate shortly and arrive on the President’s desk to be signed into law. Regrettably, the President has already threatened to veto this bill despite bipartisan support in Congress.
During my brief tenure in Congress I have already established a clear record as a strong supporter of land conservation in southern New Jersey, and a fierce protector of Barnegat Bay. One of my first votes in Congress was to make permanent the tax deduction for the charitable contributions of conservation easements.
Washington, DC – Congressman Tom MacArthur today announced legislation to protect and preserve New Jersey’s iconic Barnegat Bay. Fellow New Jersey Representatives Frank LoBiondo and Chris Smith joined in the call to Save the Bay by signing on as original cosponsors of the legislation.
Washington, DC- Congressman Tom MacArthur today announced that a provision establishing a Joint Executive Committee for veteran’s job placement was included in the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
Washington, DC - Congressman Tom MacArthur today announced that his amendment to protect the KC-10 refueling tanker from early retirement has been included in the final House/Senate Conferenced version of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016.
Washington, DC – Congressman Tom MacArthur today responded to FEMA extending the deadline for National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policyholders to request a review of their claims filed in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.
Washington, DC - Congressman Tom MacArthur today released a letter to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack expressing concern for the health and treatment of an elderly female elephant by the name of Nosey.