Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania
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Aug 16, 2017 Press Release

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).

Aug 11, 2017 Press Release

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.

Aug 9, 2017 Press Release

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).

Aug 9, 2017 Press Release

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).

Aug 2, 2017 Press Release

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.

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release

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.

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

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.

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Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

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).

Jul 26, 2017 Press Release

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.

Jul 26, 2017 Press Release

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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