The bipartisan Veterans Care Financial Protection Act would direct the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) to work with other federal agencies and states to develop and implement standards that protect veterans from predatory practices. The bill now heads to the President's desk.
U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright led a discussion with Members of Congress and experts on how infrastructure investments would inject trillions into our economy and put hard-working Americans to work.
Washington, DC - Last week, the U.S. Senate passed by unanimous consent the Veterans Care Financial Protection Act, a bipartisan bill introduced by Representatives Matt Cartwright (D-Pa.), Seth Moulton (D-Mass.), Jim Renacci (R-Ohio), Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.), and Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) and Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.).
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright introduced legislation that would create manufacturing and construction jobs while saving energy. The Job Creation through Energy Efficient Manufacturing Act would establish a Department of Energy (DOE) program to help small- and medium-sized manufacturers make energy efficient upgrades.
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright introduced the Amy, Vicky, and Andy Child Pornography Victim Assistance Act, which would provide an effective restitution process for child pornography victims. Companion legislation passed the Senate on January 23, 2018.
Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education received a $1,002,405 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Washington, DC – Yesterday, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright introduced the Access to Substance Abuse Treatment Act (H.R. 4899), which enhances the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)’s ability to provide substance abuse treatment.
Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that his guest to the 2018 State of the Union address will be Colonel Nathan M. Swartz. Col. Swartz is the 32nd commander of the Tobyhanna Army Depot, one of the region’s largest employers.