Offers Local Hose Companies, EMS and Fire Departments Assistance in the Application Process
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
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.
Washington, DC – Today, U.S.
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).
Washington – Last month, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright introduced the Community Integration Act, H.R. 5547, legislation that would provide Medicaid beneficiaries with disabilities greater access to home and community based services. U.S. Senator and HELP Committee Chairman Tom Harkin (D-IA) previously introduced the legislation in the Senate.
Washington – Last month, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright introduced the Consortia-Led Energy and Advanced Manufacturing Networks Act, H.R. 5548, legislation that would create clean technology and advanced manufacturing commercialization centers to promote domestic development, manufacture, and deployment of clean technologies.
Washington – This week, U.S.
Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Justice has awarded a $300,000 Second Chance Act Mentoring grant to the Employment Opportunity and Training Center in Scranton. The funds will be distributed via the Office of Justice Programs.
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright released the following statement after his bill, HR 3573, Wage Grade Employee Parity Act, was included in the Continuing Appropriations Resolution, FY 2015:
Easton, PA – Today, U.S.