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Congressman Tom MacArthur

Representing the 3rd District of New Jersey

Press Releases

September 10, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Tom MacArthur today called on the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness to award the Humanitarian Service Medal to New Jersey National Guard Service Members that engaged in Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.

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September 8, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Tom MacArthur was today joined by 106 local Ocean County elected officials in a letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator (FEMA) Craig Fugate, calling on him to extend the deadline for National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policyholders to request a review of their claims filed in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.

September 2, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Tom MacArthur today announced that his office will be conducting a district-wide reading challenge to encourage students to read three books by March 18th to receive an official Congressional Certificate.

August 31, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Tom MacArthur today announced that he was named a 2015 Medicare Advantage Champion by the Coalition for Medicare Choices. 

August 11, 2015 Press Release
Social Security and Long-term Solvency

Today, Social Security celebrates eight decades of providing economic security for America's workers and their families. Social Security has provided a strong safety net - easing pressure on families, reducing uncertainty and keeping millions of Americans out of poverty.  It's hard to imagine how different retirement was when my Dad was a young boy, before Social Security.

August 10, 2015 Press Release
MacArthur Introduces Legislation to Preserve the 9/11 Memorial

Washington, DC - Congressman Tom MacArthur today announced that he has introduced legislation to protect and preserve the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center in New York. He has been joined by Members of both parties in this important bill.

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August 10, 2015 Press Release
Congressman MacArthur Introduces the MADE Act

Washington, DC - Congressman Tom MacArthur today announced that he has introduced legislation to ensure the seals of our Armed Forces are manufactured in the United States.

June 24, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tom MacArthur issued a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) to resolve the ongoing Toms River easements issue. MacArthur organized a meeting in May between the US Army Corps of Engineers, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and local Toms River officials to discuss the issue, but there has been little progress or communication from the ACOE since.
June 11, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tom MacArthur voted in favor of the Department of Defense Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2016 that included his provision to prevent the early retirement of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst's KC-10 refueling tanker:

June 11, 2015 Press Release
National Energy Security Corridors Act will lower energy costs for South Jersey families
WASHINGTON, DC –Today, Congressman Tom MacArthur announced that the full House Natural Resources Committee would be considering his legislation, the National Energy Security Corridors Act, this week. The bill was previously reviewed in a subcommittee hearing.

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