MacArthur, a Republican, is the representative for New Jersey's 3rd congressional district (view map) and has served since Jan 6, 2015. MacArthur is next up for reelection in 2018.
Read our 2016 Report Card for MacArthur.
MacArthur is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills MacArthur has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
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Tom MacArthur sits on the following committees:
MacArthur sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of MacArthur’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4597: To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to allow for the deferment ...
- H.R. 4263: Regulation At Improvement Act of 2017
- H.R. 3689: Student Exchange Program Parity Act
- H.R. 3605: Fairness for Korean DMZ Veterans Act of 2017
- H.R. 3176: Disaster Assistance Fairness and Accountability Act of 2017
- H.R. 2429: Puerto Rico Task Force Economic Empowerment Act of 2017
- H.R. 1831: Fairness for Our Hospitals Act of 2017
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H.R. 3905: Minnesota’s Economic Rights in the Superior National Forest Act
Nov 30, 2017. Passed 216/204.
H.R. 3905 would require Congressional approval for mineral withdrawal and monument designation in National Forest System lands in the Minnesota. The bill would also allow for the renewal of mineral leases in the area and would ensure that future leases remain valid and renewed, consistent ...
H.Con.Res. 71: Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027.
Oct 26, 2017. Passed 216/212.
H. Con. Res. 71 establishes the budget for fiscal year 2018 and the budget levels for fiscal years 2019-2027. Specifically, the resolution sets overall discretionary spending for Fiscal Year 2018 at $1.132 trillion, which includes $621.5 billion for defense discretionary spending and $511 billion in ...
H.R. 511: Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015
Nov 17, 2015. Passed 249/177.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
From Jan 2015 to Dec 2017, MacArthur missed 30 of 1,998 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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