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Congressman Tom MacArthur

Representing the 3rd District of New Jersey

Press Releases

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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December 16, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman MacArthur’s amendments prohibiting base closures and the retirement of the KC-10 were today included in the 2016 government funding bill.

December 16, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Tom MacArthur today announced that he had introduced H.R. 4204, the Alice Paul Congressional Gold Medal Act, to posthumously award a Congressional gold medal to Alice Paul, in recognition of her role in the women’s suffrage movement and in advancing equal rights for women.

December 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Tom MacArthur today cosponsored legislation to give America’s veterans faster and better access to quality health care outside the problem-plagued Veterans Health Administration.

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