Author: Tom MacArthur

U.S. Representative Tom MacArthur (R) has represented New Jersey's Third Congressional District since January 2015.

Op-Ed: “Personal dislike of President Trump” is driving the Media’s tax reform “misinformation”

Did you know that a December 16thstudy by the liberal Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) concluded that, thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, New Jersey families and businesses would pay nearly $9 Billion less in federal Read More

OP-ED: Reforming flood program ensures government is more responsive to the people it serves

Nearly five years ago, Superstorm Sandy devastated the Jersey shore and forever changed its landscape. Ocean County — my home — was the epicenter of the storm, and half of all New Jersey Sandy flood claims happened here. An estimated Read More

Op-ed: AHCA can save healthcare before it implodes

Growing up in a home with a liberal mother and conservative father, I learned at a young age that two people can vigorously disagree without being disagreeable. Regrettably, the debate surrounding the American Healthcare Act (AHCA) – and most every Read More

Op-Ed: It’s time for members of Congress to take action, not brag about inaction

It is a challenging time for our country. We are divided politically and a great many Americans have genuine concerns about the future. I get that and respect it. Representing a congressional district that twice voted for President Obama in Read More

Guest Op-Ed: FEMA chief should resign, hearings convened

By Tom MacArthur | The Save Jersey Blog Earlier this month the Department of Homeland Security Office of the Inspector General released a report entitled, “FEMA Does Not Provide Adequate Oversight of Its National Flood Insurance Write Your Own Program.” Read More

Guest Op-Ed: “Containing ISIS is not enough; we must destroy them”

By Tom MacArthur | The Save Jersey Blog ISIS has shown the world their savage brutality time and time again. They maim and kill the innocent with no regard for humanity; they brutalize women and children; and they despise basic Read More