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Congressman Tom MacArthur

Representing the 3rd District of New Jersey

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September 13, 2018 Press Release

Toms River, New Jersey—Congressman Tom MacArthur held two ceremonies this week honoring the Greatest Generation. 21 South Jersey World War II veterans were recognized in Toms River and Medford. Private Jack Mascola of Toms River and Sergeant Arthur Goldschmidt of Moorestown spoke on behalf of the veterans in attendance. Both men are U.S. Army veterans.

September 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congressman Tom MacArthur’s bill to provide funding for the operation and maintenance of the 9/11 memorial in New York City passed through the House of Representatives today. Until now, the memorial has been funded with private donations.  The memorial honors the victims of September 11th and the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.

September 12, 2018 Press Release

Toms River, New Jersey- Congressman Tom MacArthur spoke with FEMA Administrator Brock Long earlier this week regarding last month’s flooding in Brick. More than 100 homes were evacuated and most of the victims are seniors, who are still recovering from the storm.

September 10, 2018 Press Release

Burlington, New Jersey- Congressman Tom MacArthur held a press conference today to discuss a grant awarded to the Riverfront Coalition to assist with their efforts to combat the opioid crisis. The Riverfront Coalition was awarded $125,000 through the Drug-Free Communities Support Program.

September 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Tom MacArthur was selected as the Republican recipient of the International Franchise Association (IFA)’s Legislator of the Year award. This bipartisan award is given to a Republican and Democrat who support a pro-franchising, pro-business agenda and work across party lines to support franchise and small businesses.

September 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Tom MacArthur’s bill, the 9/11 Memorial Act, passed through the House Natural Resources Committee today. MacArthur’s bill will authorize a competitive grant to help secure the memorial site and honor the victims of September 11th and the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. 

August 30, 2018 Press Release
Toms River, New Jersey - Today Congressman MacArthur, co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, announced the introduction of new legislation to create a nationwide Prescription Safety Alert System, which will give America’s pharmacists a new tool to protect patients from opioid overuse. Congressman MacArthur introduced the ALERT Act with Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) and Congresswoman Ann Kuster (D-NH), the Democratic co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force.
August 29, 2018 Press Release
Toms River, New Jersey – Co-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, Congressman Tom MacArthur, today announced two grants, totaling $250,000 for local organizations combating opioid abuse. The Riverfront Coalition in Burlington County and the DART Coalition of Ocean County were each awarded $125,000 to assist them in their efforts to prevent drug abuse.
August 17, 2018 Press Release
Toms River, New Jersey – Today Congressman Tom MacArthur urged FEMA Administrator Brock Long to deploy every available resource to assist the recovery efforts in the Township of Brick, New Jersey. On Monday, August 13, 2018, flooding destroyed over 100 homes in a senior community.
August 13, 2018 Press Release

Toms River, New Jersey—Congressman Tom MacArthur released the following statement after President Trump signed the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law:

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