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Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania

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Sep 20, 2018 Press Release

Easton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service awarded a $248,373 Farmers Market Promotion Program grant to the Nurture Nature Center to develop a robust, data-driven promotional campaign that seeks to engage the public in new ways.

               

Sep 19, 2018 Press Release

Bethlehem, PA– Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) awarded $138,397 to Northampton Community College through the Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator Safety Training (CMVOST) Grant program.  

Sep 19, 2018 Press Release
Bill will improve the economic vitality, employment opportunities, and welfare of coal communities adversely impacted by the loss of coal jobs

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Sep 17, 2018 Press Release

Easton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $1,543,379 to Northampton County through its Community Development Block (CDBG) Grants program.    

Sep 17, 2018 Press Release

Orwigsburg, PA– Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) awarded Deer Lake & West Brunswick Fire Co. #1 with a $273,810 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG). The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Sep 11, 2018 Press Release

Easton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) awarded a $429,420 Environmental Literacy Program grant to the Nurture Nature Center to advance community resilience. They are one of nine recipients. Funding will be distributed over a 4-year period.

Sep 6, 2018 Press Release

Schuylkill County, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) awarded a regional Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to the following three fire departments: Minersville Fire-Rescue, Altamont Fire Company, and Forestville Citizens Fire Company #1.

Sep 5, 2018 Press Release

Landsford, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) awarded a regional Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to the following two fire departments: American Fire Company No. 1, of Landsford, and the Volunteer Fire Company No. 1, of Coaldale.

Aug 31, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Representative Matt Cartwright issued the following statement regarding the President’s actions to freeze federal civilian pay for Fiscal Year 2019:

Aug 31, 2018 Press Release

Avoca, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development division awarded a Community Facility grant totaling $52,850 to Avoca Hose Company.

Funds will be used to purchase a new 2018 Typhoon pumper rescue for the fire company. This will replace a 14-year-old single engine/pumper rescue unit.

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