Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania
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Mar 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright re-introduced a bill to ensure parity for federal employees. The Wage Grade Employee Parity Act would guarantee that the percentage increase in rates of basic pay for Wage Grade, or hourly, employees is equivalent to the percentage increase received by General Schedule, or salaried, federal employees.  

Mar 9, 2017 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright proudly announced the nomination of 3 students from Carbon County for appointments to the United States Service Academies.  Each student nominated by Congressman Cartwright will go through the academies' competitive application process.

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Mar 9, 2017 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright proudly announced the nomination of 2 students from Schuylkill County for appointments to the United States Service Academies.  Each student nominated by Congressman Cartwright will go through the academies' competitive application process.

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Mar 9, 2017 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright proudly announced the nomination of 7 students from Northampton County for appointments to the United States Service Academies.  Each student nominated by Congressman Cartwright will go through the academies' competitive application process.

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Mar 9, 2017 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright proudly announced the nomination of 3 students from Monroe County for appointments to the United States Service Academies.  Each student nominated by Congressman Cartwright will go through the academies' competitive application process.  If offered an appointment, the students will join their respective academy's class of 2021.

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Mar 9, 2017 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright proudly announced the nomination of 2 students from Luzerne County for appointments to the United States Service Academies.  Each student nominated by Congressman Cartwright will go through the academies' competitive application process.

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Mar 9, 2017 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright proudly announced the nomination of 4 students from Lackawanna County for appointments to the United States Service Academies.  Each student nominated by Congressman Cartwright will go through the academies' competitive application process.

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Mar 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright introduced a bipartisan bill that would strengthen America’s ability to withstand the challenges posed by climate change.

Mar 2, 2017 Press Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Matt Cartwright introduced a resolution to increase awareness about cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks.  This legislation would designate February 26 through March 4 as National Spinal CSF Leak Awareness Week.

Mar 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Cartwright issued the following statement amid reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions did not disclose meeting with Russian officials during his confirmation hearings: 

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