Last week, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright’s Job Creation through Energy Efficient Manufacturing Act, introduced on March 7th of this year, was added to Minority Whip Steny Hoyer’s (MD-5) “Make it in America” legislative program.
Rep. Cartwright Volunteers to Stamp Out HungerU.S. Representative Matt Cartwright joined a local letter carrier in Scranton to collect non-perishable food donations along local postal routes. It is the nation's largest single-day food drive, and is held annually on the second Saturday in May in 10,000 cities and towns in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam.
What's Fair is FairThis week, the House will vote on extending certain tax credits without a pay for. Speaker John Boehner, has said that he will not extend emergency unemployment insurance benefits for over 2 million Americans without a pay for.
The Eric Williams Correctional Officer Protection Act of 2014 would make the current pepper spray pilot program permanent.
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Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Department of the Army has awarded a military contract valued at $8,420,783 to General Dynamics in Scranton for the manufacture, assembly, and shipment of 23,961 M1 High Fragmentation projectile metal parts, a 105mm high fragmentation round used by artillery systems.
Easton, PA – Today U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright toured Praxair’s Stockertown, Northampton County facility, where he met with several employees, including plant manager Mike Saltarelli, to discuss the economic impact of the company within the 17th Congressional District.
Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), located within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, has awarded a total of $123,500 in Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) funds to the Delaware Water Gap Fire Department in Monroe County.
Pottsville, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright sent a letter to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Cheryl LaFleur requesting a public hearing to discuss the Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline.
Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S.