Tobyhanna, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded Coolbaugh Township Volunteer Fire Company with an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG). The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Easton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that Lafayette College received a $120,000 federal grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). This grant provides funding to study the mysterious “dark matter” which makes up the majority of matter in the universe.
Summit Hill, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded Diligence Fire Company No.1 with an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG). The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Northampton, PA – Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright announced that Nurture Nature Center in Easton received a $267,394 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).
Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded $1,476,012 to Scranton Lackawanna Head Start. This federal grant will be used for the continuation of high quality, comprehensive, early childhood education.
Washington, DC – A bipartisan amendment offered by Rep. Cartwright to protect federal civilian jobs, including jobs at the Tobyhanna Army Depot, passed the House of Representatives yesterday. This amendment prohibits the Department of Defense from using funds to conduct new A-76 studies.
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright re-introduced legislation to improve the quality and lower the cost of health care for older Americans.
Scranton, Pennsylvania – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded the Mayfield Hose Company No. 1 with an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) in the amount of $39,010. The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Pottsville, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Rural Development arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded grants totaling $7,600 to Mahanoy Township for the purchase of a Utility Police Interceptor All-Wheel-Drive vehicle.
Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) awarded $80,000 to Lackawanna College for the purchase of sonography equipment for its medical diagnostic, treatment, and occupational therapy programs.
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U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright’s legislation to grant a 1 percent cost-of-living adjustment to 1,809 non-salaried Tobyhanna Army Depot employees and other blue-collar federal workers has been included in the $1.1 trillion appropriations bill that the House is expected to pass today.
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