Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania
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Jul 23, 2014 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), an agency within the U.S.

Jul 17, 2014 Press Release

Washington – Today, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-PA-17) and Steve Cohen (D-TN-9) 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.  U.S.

Jul 16, 2014 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Last night, there was a shooting incident at the Sherman Hills apartment complex.  U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright released the following statement:

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Jul 10, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright introduced the Safeguarding America’s Future and Environment (SAFE) Act, legislation that would safeguard the country’s natural resources from the increasingly harmful effects of climate change.  U.S.

Jul 10, 2014 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded a total of $435,101 in Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) funds for four fire departments in northeastern Pennsylvania.  The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). 

Jul 3, 2014 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded a total of $176,126 in Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) funds for three first-responder departments in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.  The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). 

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Jun 27, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (D-PA-17), along with co-leads Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AK-4), Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA-1), Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX-14), Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA-27), and Rep.

Jun 25, 2014 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded a total of $329,384 in Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) funds for three fire departments in northeastern Pennsylvania.  The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). 

Jun 24, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright sent a bipartisan letter to Gene L. Dodaro, the Comptroller General, requesting a report of savings bonds and other savings vehicles from the Department of Treasury.

Jun 24, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Last night, Congressman Matt Cartwright’s Streamlining Energy Efficiency for Schools Act of 2014 (H.R. 4092) unanimously passed the U.S.