U.S. Congressman Matt Cartwright and U.S. Senator Bob Casey called on the U.S. Army Corps to fully support the feasibility study of Solomon Creek in Luzerne County. The creek is in close proximity to a residential area, school, hospital, and utilities, all of which could suffer damage if the creek were to flood in the event of a major storm.
This week, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright was appointed to serve on the Democratic Outreach and Engagement Task Force by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Assistant Democratic Leader Jim Clyburn. The Task Force, which will be chaired by Clyburn, will drive new efforts to increase voter participation in the political process.
Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright applauded the swift, unanimous House passage of H.R. 203, the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans (SAV) Act – bipartisan legislation originally introduced in the 113th Congress – to address the epidemic of suicide among our nation’s veterans.
Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright applauded the unanimous House passage of bipartisan legislation to address the epidemic of suicide among our nation’s veterans. The Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act will establish a peer support and community outreach pilot program to assist transitioning servicemembers with accessing VA mental health care services.
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Pottsville, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded a grant of $33,500 and approved a loan of $22,500 to Girardville Borough.
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright re-introduced the bipartisan Save Access to a Valuable Investment Needed to Generate Savings (SAVINGS) Act with the support of 16 colleagues.
Washington, DC – Today U.S. Representatives Matt Cartwright (PA-17) and Steve Cohen (TN-9) re-introduced the Protecting Consumers from Unreasonable Credit Rates Act, legislation that would enact a cap on reform fees and rates associated with consumer credit products, including short-term and long-term payday loans and car title loans.
Washington – Today U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded an Operating Subsidy award totaling $1,863,085 to housing agencies across northeastern Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley.
Washington, DC – This week U.S. Representatives Matt Cartwright (PA-17), Diana DeGette (CO-01), Jared Polis (CO-02), and Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) joined in a press call to introduce and discuss their bills that comprise the “Frack Pack.”