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Congressman Tom MacArthur

Representing the 3rd District of New Jersey

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January 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom MacArthur released the following statement in support of the one month spending bill:

January 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom MacArthur introduced the Transparency for Taxpayers Act. This bill directs the IRS to make an online tool available to individual filers by April 1, 2018 that will enable people to see the impact of the new tax law at the same time that they file their taxes under the current code. 

January 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Tom MacArthur spoke directly with Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke about the Department of the Interior’s Draft Proposed Plan and expressed his opposition to oil drilling off of New Jersey’s coast. 

December 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom MacArthur announced that his bill, The Disaster Assistance Fairness and Accountability Act of 2017 was included in the hurricane supplemental bill and passed the House with bipartisan support.

December 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom MacArthur urged Governor-Elect Phil Murphy to call on New Jersey’s Democratic Members of Congress to fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). 

December 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON –Today, Congressman Tom MacArthur released the following statement after The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed the House:

December 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman MacArthur urged Congress to protect and expand the educator expense deduction to $500 from $250.  Under current law, educators can receive a deduction for supplies they purchase for the benefit of their students, instead of paying out-of-pocket.

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December 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman MacArthur urged House and Senate Leadership to restore the medical expense deduction in the tax reform legislation on behalf of the over 140,000 seniors who live in New Jersey’s Third Congressional District. 

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December 11, 2017 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom MacArthur sent the below letter to Governor-Elect Phil Murphy and Senators Menendez and Booker, after their continued partisan attacks.

December 11, 2017

Dear Governor-Elect Murphy, Senator Menendez, and Senator Booker,

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December 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Republican Chairman of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force Congressman Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) and Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) introduced the College Loan Deferment for Recovery Act.

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