House Committee Advances RECLAIM Act, Bipartisan Legislation to Spur Investment In Coal Country
WASHINGTON –On Wednesday, the Natural Resources Committee in the House of Representatives voted in favor of the RECLAIM Act, a bill proposed by Rep. Matt Cartwright (PA-08) to advance economic development by helping communities revitalize lands that have been adversely affected by coal mining.
WASHINGTON –Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) introduced a resolution on Wednesday to designate May as National Bladder Cancer Awareness Month.
Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has granted Capital Fund Awards totaling $12,820,565 to housing agencies across Northeastern Pennsylvania.
RECLAIM Act Would Boost Economic Investment and Environmental Recovery in Coal Communities
WASHINGTON –Representatives Matt Cartwright (PA-08), Hal Rogers (KY-05), Glenn Thompson (PA-15), and Don Beyer (VA-08) introduced bipartisan legislation on Tuesday to revitalize coal country by giving communities the funds they need to clean up abandoned mine lands.
Pittston, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the NEPA Alliance received $70,000 in federal funds from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration for the development and implementation of a comprehensive economic development strategy (CEDS).
Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that Scranton Primary Health Care Center Inc. received $1,586,006 in federal funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Health Center Cluster grant program.
Bipartisan Legislation Would Drive Competition and Give Consumers Greater Freedom
WASHINGTON –Representatives Matt Cartwright (PA-08) and Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) introduced legislation on Thursday to protect American consumers by giving them greater freedom to choose where they fill drug prescriptions for their household pets.
Bipartisan Act Would Help Schools Access Financing For Energy Projects
WASHINGTON –Today, the House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Representatives Matt Cartwright (PA-08) and Peter Welch (VT-AL) to help American schools become more energy efficient.