Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania
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May 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Matt Cartwright (D-PA) and Bill Posey (R-FL) re-introduced legislation to make federal agency settlements more transparent. The bipartisan Truth in Settlements Act would require federal agencies to publicly disclose the terms of non-confidential settlements obtained from offenders. U.S.

May 24, 2017 Press Release

Frackville, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) awarded the Altamont Fire Company with an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG). The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

May 19, 2017 Press Release

Northampton, PA – Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright announced that Lafayette College received a $32,175 federal grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). This grant will provide support for graduate students and young researchers from the U.S. interested in attending the Between Geometry and Relativity summer school or conference.

May 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright re-introduced bipartisan legislation that would make financial literacy education more accessible to students.

May 17, 2017 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania (NWNEPA) has received $139,500 in federal grant funds from NeighborWorks America.  This funding will support NWNEPA’s housing and community development activities. 

Date Roll Call Bill Vote
5/25/2017 285 H.R.1973 Yea
5/25/2017 284 H.R.1761 Aye
5/25/2017 283 H.R.1761 Yea
5/24/2017 282 H.R.953 No
5/24/2017 281 H.R.953 Aye
5/24/2017 280 H.R.953 Aye
5/24/2017 279 H.R.953 Aye
5/24/2017 278 H.R.467 Yea
5/24/2017 277 H.R.2052 Yea
5/24/2017 276 H.RES.352 Nay