Old Forge, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced a $1,832,000 loan awarded through the USDA Rural Development’s Community Facility Grant and Loan Program to construct an addition onto the Eagle McClure Hose Company Number One firehouse in Old Forge.
Scranton, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced that the Tobyhanna Township Volunteer Fire Company in Pocono Pines received a $30,000 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant and the William Walker Hose Company Inc.
Wilkes-Barre, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced that the Wilkes-Barre Housing Authority received $5,360 through the U.S. Housing and Urban Development’s Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation Program CARES Act Supplemental HAP Funding Allocation.
Carbondale, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced that the Housing Authority of Carbondale will be awarded a total of $5,368 through the U.S. Housing and Urban Development’s Homeless Foster Youth to Independence Initiative (FYI) program.
Honesdale, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced a federal award of $1,500,000 for Wayne County to fund the development of a substance abuse treatment center at SCI Waymart. The funds are distributed through the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)’s POWER (Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization) Initiative.
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) introduced the Managing American Knowledge and Equipment to Prevent Pandemic Emergencies (MAKE PPE) Act to build our domestic manufacturing capacity of personal protective equipment (PPE) and nonpharmaceutical supplies and bolster American preparedness for pandemics.
Scranton, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced that Rural Health Corporation of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers, and Scranton Primary Health Care Center will receive funding from the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Health Center Program grants.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Matt Cartwright (PA-08) and Donald M. Payne, Jr.
Hawley, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced a federal award of $327,497 to the Wayne Pike Workforce Alliance. The federal funding is distributed through the U.S.
Scranton, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced that the Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center, Inc. (NEPIRC) will receive $140,234 and the Northeastern Pennsylvania (NEPA) Alliance will receive $75,000 through the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to support local businesses, jobs, and community investment.
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To stop workers from contracting COVID-19 and spreading it to their families, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-8, Moosic, asked federal inspectors to go to three large employers near Hazleton.
“That will happen,” Cartwright said during a news conference with Hazleton Mayor Jeff Cusat this morning.
Congressman Matt Cartwright is still self-quarantining after being with a friend who tested positive for coronavirus.
But Wednesday- he hosted a telephone town hall.
The representative took questions from the public.
Some people were concerned about the impact the virus is having on local businesses.
We’re facing a health care crisis in this country.
Members of Congress Matt Cartwright and Susan Wild have joined seven of their colleagues to voice concern over Medicaid changes they say could put beneficiaries at risk.
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In September 2014, my life changed forever when my 2½-year-old son was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.
Despite our private insurance plan, the pharmacy bill for his insulin was outrageous. Though insulin was invented in 1922, its inflation-adjusted per-unit price tripled, at least, between the 1990s and 2014, and insulin costs per patient nearly doubled from 2012 to 2016.
Evidence of the days when coal was king linger throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania in the form of culm banks.
The job to rid those piles of waste is in dire need of funding. Now, two local lawmakers in Washington aim to keep the work on track.
If U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright D-8, Moosic, gets reelected, he will have enough seniority to get more money to Northeast Pennsylvania.
The congressman told those who attended a “Coffee with the Congressman” evening at the Hazleton One Center on Wednesday night he will be lined up to chair one of a dozen subcommittees on appropriations in his next term.
Congressman Matt Cartwright (D-8) took some time to enjoy a cup of joe and some conversation with his constituents at the Bushkill Volunteer Fire Company on Tuesday evening.
Crowds of people from Pike County and beyond stopped off at the fire hall for Cartwright’s “Coffee with your Congressman” event to discuss matters near and dear to their hearts.
The cold and snowy weather certainly did not deter any residents or local political figures from supporting women during the fourth annual NEPA Women's March in Wilkes-Barre.
It was hard not to see the passion today at Millennium Circle on the Wilkes-Barre Riverfront.
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