Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that he has been appointed to serve on the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee by the House Democratic Leadership.
Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Democratic Caucus has elected him to serve on the House Committee on Appropriations, the panel is considered one of the most powerful committees in Congress.
Rep. Cartwright: Time for House Republicans to Face the Facts on Climate CrisisIn the face of rising asthma rates, record droughts and surging oceans there can be no question: the climate crisis threatens the health of our communities, the strength of our economy, and the security of our nation. The urgency of climate change has brought together leaders from 195 nations for a historic summit in Paris to protect the air we breathe and ensure we leave a safe future for our children.
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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded a grant of $4,001,733 to Luzerne County Head Start, Inc.
The award allows the program to serve and support 817 Head Start and 211 Early Head Start children.
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Matt Cartwright announced his subcommittee assignments for the House Committee on Appropriations. Cartwright will serve on the Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS) Subcommittee and the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Subcommittee.
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Rep Cartwright re-introduced the bipartisan Military Spouse Job Continuity Act of 2017 with the support of 56 cosponsors. This legislation offers a tax credit to any military spouse who has to renew or transfer a professional license due to a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) order that requires them to move across state lines.
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Agency (HHS) has awarded a $1,024,770 Health Services Grant to Rural Health Corporation of Northeastern PA in Wilkes-Barre. The funding will support community health centers that serve medically underserved populations.
Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Congressman Matt Cartwright met with Pennsylvania Secretary of Corrections John Wetzel regarding the possible closure of state prisons located in Northeastern Pennsylvania.