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Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania

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Feb 20, 2018 Press Release

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.).

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Feb 15, 2018 Press Release

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.

Feb 7, 2018 Press Release

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.

Feb 2, 2018 Press Release

 

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).

Jan 31, 2018 Press Release

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.

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Jan 30, 2018 Press Release

 

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.