Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania
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Press Releases

Sep 20, 2017 Press Release
Legislation would cap interest rates & fees for all consumer credit transactions

Washington, DC – U.S. Representatives Matt Cartwright (D-PA-17) and Steve Cohen (D-TN-09) were joined by U.S.

Sep 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-17) and Senator Edward J.

Sep 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that he will serve in a leadership role in the Jobs for America task forces, a unified effort from the House Democratic Caucus to craft a legislative agenda to benefit hardworking Americans and middle-class families.

Rep. Cartwright will serve as co-chair for the Rebuilding America Task Force.

Sep 13, 2017 Press Release

East Stroudsburg, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Pocono Services for Families & Children received $1,546,043 in federal funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). These funds are used for the continuation of high quality, comprehensive, early childhood education.

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Sep 12, 2017 Press Release

Easton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that Lafayette College received a $169,545 federal grant from a tech program of the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Sep 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright introduced bipartisan legislation that would improve orthotics and prosthetics care for service members and veterans. The Wounded Warrior Workforce Enhancement Act would support colleges and universities seeking to establish degree programs to train specialists in orthotics and prosthetics.

Sep 7, 2017 Press Release

Schuylkill County, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) awarded the Deer Lake & West Brunswick Fire Co. #1 and the McAdoo Fire Company Inc. with Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG). The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Sep 7, 2017 Press Release

Parryville, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded Parryville Volunteer Fire Company No. 2 with an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG). The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Sep 7, 2017 Press Release

Tatamy, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded Tatamy Fire Company with an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG). The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Aug 17, 2017 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that Scranton Preparatory School student, Jake Grady, has been accepted to the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD. Rep. Cartwright proudly nominated Jake to attend the academy where he will be heading in the fall to begin his service career.

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