Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania
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Nov 20, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC—U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright and U.S Senator Bob Casey today proposed sweeping reforms to the federal program that provides benefits to coal miners suffering from black lung disease.

Nov 18, 2014 Press Release

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

Nov 14, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright was elected Regional Whip by his Democratic colleagues representing Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky.

Nov 6, 2014 Press Release

Pottsville, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that Mahanoy City, Schuylkill County has received a $50,000 grant and a $56,000 low-interest loan from the U.S.

Oct 31, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC– Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright announced that the Fiscal Year 2014-appropriated Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program application period opens Monday, November 3, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.; the deadline for all grant applications is Friday, December 5, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.  Federal Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 began on October 1, bu

Oct 31, 2014 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced a $3 million grant to create the Northeast Pennsylvania Defense Transition Partnership Initiative. The grant from the Department of Defense will secure the presence of defense manufacturers in the 17th district and around Pennsylvania in the face of possible cuts to the Department of Defense budget.

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).