Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania
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May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright released the following statement on the American Health Care Act:

May 4, 2017 Press Release

Lackawanna County, PA – Today, Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded the Meredith Hose Company #1 with Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG). The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

May 4, 2017 Press Release

Schuylkill County, PA – Today, Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded Goodwill Fire Company No. 1, Rescue Hook and Ladder Company No. 1, Minersville Fire Rescue, and Sheppton-Oneida Volunteer Fire Company with Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG).

May 4, 2017 Press Release

Northampton County, PA – Today, Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded the Wind Gap Fire Company with Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG). The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

May 4, 2017 Press Release

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

May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DCToday, U.S. Representative Cartwright released the following statement after language from the Wage Grade Employee Parity Act was included in the Consolidated Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2017:

May 3, 2017 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, Representative Matt Cartwright announced an effort by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to track down apparent phone scammers claiming to represent the Veterans Choice Program (VCP).

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May 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Last week, Congressman Cartwright (PA-17) and Congressman Curbelo (FL-26) re-introduced bipartisan legislation that would assist nonprofits in becoming more energy efficient. The Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Act would establish a pilot program at the U.S.

Apr 20, 2017 Press Release

Carbon County, PA – Today, Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded the Nesquehoning Ambulance Corp with an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG). The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Apr 12, 2017 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded the Lehighton Ambulance Association with an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG). The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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