Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania
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Mar 6, 2015 Press Release
Mar 6, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC- Today U.S. Congressman Matt Cartwright and U.S. Senator Bob Casey called on the U.S.

Mar 4, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright introduced a resolution that underscores the challenges of “peak water” – a concept used to refer to the growing constraints of water availability, sustainability, and use – and that emphasizes the urgent need to address the situation.

Mar 2, 2015 Press Release

Bangor, PA – The Bangor Veterans of Foreign Wars 739 held a Veterans' Forum on Saturday February 28 to discuss constituent services for veteran and military issues available through Congressman Matt Cartwright’s (PA-17) district offices as well as veterans benefits. 

Feb 27, 2015 Press Release

Pottsville, PA – Today U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded a $50,000 grant to Rush Township, Schuylkill County for the Lincoln Drive Sanitary Sewer Line Extension project.

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Feb 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright released the following statement after the U.S.

Feb 12, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright released the following statement after the U.S.

Feb 5, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Matt Cartwright (PA-17), Chris Gibson (NY-19), and Peter Welch (VT-AL) re-introduced the bipartisan Streamlining Energy Efficiency for Schools Act.  First introduced in February 2014, H.R. 4092 unanimously passed the U.S. House of Representatives during the 113th Congress.

Feb 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Fiscal Year 2014 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant application period opens Monday, February 9, 2015 at 8:00 a.m.; the deadline for all grant applications is Friday, March 6, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. 

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Jan 14, 2014 In The News
The Times Leader

U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright’s legislation to grant a 1 percent cost-of-living adjustment to 1,809 non-salaried Tobyhanna Army Depot employees and other blue-collar federal workers has been included in the $1.1 trillion appropriations bill that the House is expected to pass today.

Jan 10, 2014 In The News
The Times Leader

U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright apparently has done his homework — he received a top grade for his first year in office from an independent government tracking website.

Aug 3, 2013 In The News
The Morning Call

WASHINGTON — — Matt Cartwright starts this day as he has most mornings since being sworn into Congress seven months ago: two cups of coffee, two bowls of rice cereal sprinkled with flax seeds and a long jog around the Capitol.

Jul 28, 2013 In The News
The Times-Tribune

As he ran for Congress last year, Matt Cartwright pointedly said he would represent "the Democratic wing of the Democratic Party" if elected.

Jul 27, 2013 In The News
The Times-Tribune

Hazardous wastes produced during the extraction of oil and natural gas would be subject to federal law to the same extent as wastes produced by other industries under a bill introduced this week by U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright.

Jul 27, 2013 In The News
The Times-Tribune

KINGSTON - About 750,000 low-income women and children nationwide could be turned away from an effective nutrition program as a result of budget cuts, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright said Friday.

Jul 6, 2013 In The News
The Times-Tribune

On June 25, an AP story appeared in The Times-Tribune warning that the Social Security Administration is "approving disability benefits at strikingly high rates" and that "claims for benefits have increased by 25 percent since 2007."

Jun 24, 2013 In The News
The Washington Post

Blue-collar federal employees who work on the outskirts of some major cities could receive a pay boost under a newly offered House bill that would redraw the boundary lines used in their locality-based pay system.

Jun 6, 2013 In The News
Lehighvalleylive.com

In honor of the 35th anniversary of Larry Holmes capturing the WBC heavyweight title, U.S. Reps. Matt Cartwright and Charlie Dent have introduced a resolution recognizing the Easton great, according to a news release.

"Larry Holmes is not only a champion of boxing, but has also been a champion in his community," said Cartwright, D-Northampton, in the release.

Mar 27, 2013 In The News
The Huffington Post

As most congressional lawmakers spend Easter recess hosting town halls and fundraising, Rep. Matthew Cartwright (D-Pa.) plans to highlight the impact of sequestration at a protest rally in his district on Wednesday.