Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania
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Press Releases

Apr 16, 2014 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, the Sherman Hills Task Force, led by U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright, met with John VanMetre, Director of Property Management at The Aspen Companies, a related company of Treetop Development that handles affordable housing complexes.

Apr 10, 2014 Press Release

Washington – Today, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-PA) and U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced bicameral legislation to improve the quality and lower the cost of health care for older Americans. 

Apr 9, 2014 Press Release

Washington – Today, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded a total of $7,650,550 via its Continuum of Care (CoC) Program to several local agencies and organizations throughout Pennsylvania’s 17th congressional district to address homelessness.

Apr 7, 2014 Press Release
Calls on House to Pass Emergency Unemployment Insurance for Nearly 3 Million Americans

Washington, D.C.

Apr 3, 2014 Press Release

Washington – Today, U.S. Congressmen Matt Cartwright (D-PA) and bladder cancer survivor, Mike Rogers (R-MI), introduced a bipartisan resolution to designate the month of May as National Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

Apr 2, 2014 Press Release

Washington – Today, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded a supplementary grant worth $3,364,386 to the Scranton/Lackawanna Human Development Agency, Inc.

Apr 2, 2014 Press Release

Washington – This morning, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in McCutcheon v. FEC, putting our elections more fully in the hands of the wealthy few.  U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright, member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, issued the following statement in response:

Apr 2, 2014 Press Release

Washington – Today, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, member of the House Committee on Natural Resources, sent a letter – cosigned by 7 House colleagues – to President Barack Obama urging him to continue to act to protect tributary streams and wetlands in the Chesapeake watershed and across the nation by expediting the finalization of the EPA’s recent “waters of the US” rule.

Apr 1, 2014 Press Release

Washington – Today, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Education has awarded $18,355,214 to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania via its School Improvement Grants (SIG) program. 

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