Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania
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Oct 22, 2014 Press Release

Easton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Department of Transportation has awarded the Northampton County Area Community College a $134,400.00 Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) Operator Safety Training grant.  The grant was awarded through the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). 

Oct 9, 2014 Press Release

Washington – Last month, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright introduced the Community Integration Act, H.R. 5547, legislation that would provide Medicaid beneficiaries with disabilities greater access to home and community based services.  U.S. Senator and HELP Committee Chairman Tom Harkin (D-IA) previously introduced the legislation in the Senate.

Oct 9, 2014 Press Release

Washington – Last month, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright introduced the Consortia-Led Energy and Advanced Manufacturing Networks Act, H.R. 5548, legislation that would create clean technology and advanced manufacturing commercialization centers to promote domestic development, manufacture, and deployment of clean technologies.

Sep 23, 2014 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Justice has awarded a $300,000 Second Chance Act Mentoring grant to the Employment Opportunity and Training Center in Scranton.  The funds will be distributed via the Office of Justice Programs.

Sep 18, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright released the following statement after his bill, HR 3573, Wage Grade Employee Parity Act, was included in the Continuing Appropriations Resolution, FY 2015:

Sep 17, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright released the following statement after the passage of H.J. Res. 124 the Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015.  The legislation provides funding for the U.S. Federal Government operations through December 11, 2014:

Sep 15, 2014 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $4,125,727 grant to the Counties of Lackawanna and Luzerne.  The federal grant is intended for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport.

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