Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania
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Apr 22, 2015 Press Release

Pottsville, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded two Schuylkill County fire departments each with Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFGs).  The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Apr 22, 2015 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded a $437,273 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to the Scranton Fire Department.  The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Apr 21, 2015 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright will join U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) to introduce two bills to improve orthotics and prosthetics care for the nation’s service members and veterans. The legislation would enhance research in best practices and support colleges and universities seeking to establish degree programs to train specialists.
Apr 21, 2015 Press Release

Scranton, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright had the honor of presenting Dr. Joseph Schectman (pictured 2nd from the right shown with his wife Mrs. Harriet Schectman; and Mr. Sam Greenberg, who served as the National Commander of the Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.

Apr 16, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright re-introduced the bipartisan Military Family Leave Act of 2015 (MFLA) with 25 original co-sponsors.  

Mar 31, 2015 Press Release
Easton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright proudly announced the nomination of eight students from Monroe County for appointments to the United States Service Academies.
Mar 31, 2015 Press Release
Wilkes-Barre, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright proudly announced the nomination of three students from Luzerne County for appointments to the United States Service Academies.
Mar 31, 2015 Press Release

Easton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright proudly announced the nomination of eight students from Northampton and Carbon Counties for appointments to the United States Service Academies. 

Mar 31, 2015 Press Release
Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright proudly announced the nomination of four students from Lackawanna County for appointments to the United States Service Academies.
Mar 27, 2015 Press Release

Pottsville, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded a grant of $33,500 and approved a loan of $22,500 to Girardville Borough.

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