Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania
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Aug 19, 2015 Press Release

Pottsville, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced today that the Borough of Girardville has been awarded a $500,000 HOME grant.

Aug 19, 2015 Press Release

Easton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has the Delaware Water Gap Fire Department with an Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG).  The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Aug 19, 2015 Press Release

Pottsville, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to Minersville Fire-Rescue.  The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Aug 19, 2015 Press Release

Pottsville, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to six fire companies throughout Carbon and Schuylkill Counties.  The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Aug 17, 2015 Press Release
Washington, DC – In response to a General Accountability Office (GAO) report requested by U.S. Representatives Matt Cartwright (PA-17), Dan Benishek (MI-1), Sean Duffy (WI-7), Keith Ellison (MN-5), Ruben Hinojosa (TX-15), Richard Neal (MA-1), Charles Rangel (NY-13), Niki Tsongas (MA-3), and former Representative Mike Michaud (ME-2), the Treasury Department has agreed to fully consider the costs and benefits of keeping traditional paper U.S. Savings bonds available at tax time at least until it changes its internet sales system.
Aug 12, 2015 Press Release

Easton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Marshalls Creek Fire Company.  The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Aug 6, 2015 Press Release
Pottsville, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Company. The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Aug 3, 2015 Press Release

Wilkes-Barre, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to Laflin Borough Volunteer Fire Company.  The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Aug 3, 2015 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the final version of the Clean Power Plan, which will place the first ever limits on carbon pollution from power plants. U.S Representative Matt Cartwright released the following statement.

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