Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania
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Feb 27, 2015 Press Release

Pottsville, PA – Today U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded a $50,000 grant to Rush Township, Schuylkill County for the Lincoln Drive Sanitary Sewer Line Extension project.

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Feb 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright released the following statement after the U.S.

Feb 12, 2015 Press Release
Rep. Cartwright Applauds Senate Passage of Legislation to Help Victims of Child Pornography; Urges House Colleagues to Follow Suit

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright released the following statement after the U.S.

Feb 5, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Matt Cartwright (PA-17), Chris Gibson (NY-19), and Peter Welch (VT-AL) re-introduced the bipartisan Streamlining Energy Efficiency for Schools Act.  First introduced in February 2014, H.R. 4092 unanimously passed the U.S. House of Representatives during the 113th Congress.

Feb 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Fiscal Year 2014 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant application period opens Monday, February 9, 2015 at 8:00 a.m.; the deadline for all grant applications is Friday, March 6, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. 

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Feb 2, 2015 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of the Army has awarded a military contract valued at $301,640,000 to Scranton’s General Dynamics plant, and Medico Industries, Wilkes-Barre Township.

Jan 29, 2015 Press Release
Cartwright Announces $1.4 million in HHS Funds for Lackawanna County Head Start

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded a supplementary grant worth $1,450,539.00 to the Scranton/Lackawanna Human Development Agency, Inc.

Jan 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (D-PA-17), along with co-leads Rep. Tom Marino (PA-10), Rep. Suzanne DelBene (WA-01), and Rep.

Jan 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington – Last week, GovTrack.us released its 113th Congressional Legislative Scorecard covering Members of Congress’ records during the 113th Congress.  Among the categories scored were Working with Senate, Bills Introduced, Leadership Score, Powerful Co-Sponsors and Government Transparency.

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