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Congressman Tom MacArthur

Representing the 3rd District of New Jersey


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February 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the Parkland shooting, Congressman Tom MacArthur is urging the House Committee on the Judiciary to instruct relevant federal agencies to conduct a comprehensive scientific study of the causes of gun violence in the United States.

February 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the wake of the Parkland shooting, Congressman Tom MacArthur is urging Attorney General Jeff Sessions to release the findings of the comprehensive review of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) and also issue guidance to states on ways to improve the background check process, to ensure that there is an acceptable minimum standard ac

February 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the Parkland shooting, Congressman MacArthur has cosponsored a group of bipartisan bills, endorsed by the National Fraternal Order of Police, which will improve safety in schools and communities across South Jersey and the entire country.  Legislation includes:

February 21, 2018 Press Release

Toms River, New Jersey – In response to the Parkland shooting and after meeting with local law enforcement officials, a licensed certified social worker, a local advocate for Everytown for Gun Safety, and a local NRA member, Congressman Tom MacArthur proposed some immediate steps that can be taken by the federal government to make our communities safer.


February 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Tom MacArthur announced his bipartisan legislation the Fairness for Our Hospitals Act was included in the Continuing Resolution that passed the House.  This will provide Deborah Heart and Lung Center in Burlington County with millions of dollars each year and will allow the hospital to continue its mission of providing patients with ac

February 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom MacArthur demanded the Postmaster General reverse unexpected postal rates hikes that have negatively affected nonprofit organizations that send care packages to our service-members deployed abroad.

February 1, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) signed an order that mandates utility companies to pass any savings from the new federal tax law onto consumers. This news comes after Congressman Tom MacArthur wrote a letter to the NJ BPU on January 23rd urging the exact same action. 

January 31, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom MacArthur released the following statement after the State of the Union:

January 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) and Donald Norcross (D-NJ) have announced they have joined the Congressional Civility and Respect Caucus.  The Caucus is an informal group of Representatives dedicated to advancing the need for civil debate and respect for different opinions and beliefs.

January 22, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Tom MacArthur continued to the show real leadership in Washington during the government shutdown, joining a bipartisan group of Members of Congress in voting to keep the government open, asking for his salary to be withheld, cosponsoring legislation that would ensure our troops still get paid and politicians do not, urging New Jersey’s Senators to vote to reopen the government, layi