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Congressman Tom MacArthur

Representing the 3rd District of New Jersey

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March 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new community development initiative included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act allows the designation of Opportunity Zones within low- or moderate-income communities, and encourages economic development and job growth by providing new tax incentives for those who make long-term investments there. 

March 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Congressman Tom MacArthur announced he has cosponsored the bipartisan Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) 2.0 with Representatives Tim Ryan (D-OH), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Ann Kuster (D-NH).  This updated version of CARA will authorize approximately $1 billion in new funding to fight the opioid war and increases penalties on manufacturers

March 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom MacArthur’s bipartisan legislation, the Regulation A+ Improvement Act, passed out of the House of Representatives.  This legislation raises the Regulation A exemption for security offerings which would allow growing companies to gain additional investors and increase their access to capital. 

March 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom MacArthur urged the VA Secretary David Shulkin to expedite the Brick VA Clinic relocation project and provide consistent updates on its progress.  Congressman MacArthur’s district is home to the largest population of veterans in New Jersey.

March 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, SUEZ announced that it plans to reduce customer utility bills by 14 million dollars, lowering monthly bills by approximately 5%.

March 9, 2018 Press Release

Toms River, NJ – Congressman MacArthur released the following statement:

 

March 7, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Congressman Tom MacArthur and Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) introduced the bipartisan TECH Careers Act, legislation to expand community college and technical programs that help Americans obtain the high-skill, high-wage jobs of the future.

 

March 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom MacArthur joined a bipartisan group of Members of Congress to support 9/11 first responders and oppose an administration proposal to make changes to the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP).

February 28, 2018 Press Release

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield announced it is investing $275 million in 2018 into New Jersey because of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which Congressman Tom MacArthur worked on extensively. This investment plan includes:

•$150 million back to policy holders in 2018. 

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