Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania
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Oct 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC — This week, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright introduced legislation that would enact fair wages for all workers at Tobyhanna Army Depot. H.R.

Oct 12, 2017 Press Release

Duryea, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded both a Community Facility Grant and Loan – totaling $249,300 – to Germania Hose Company.

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Oct 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright introduced bicameral legislation that would help communities in Pennsylvania manage waste. The Trash Reduction and Sensible Handling (TRASH) Act would allow states to restrict out-of-state waste from entering its borders.

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Oct 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright, a co-chair of the House Democratic Caucus Rebuilding America Task Force, wrote to President Donald Trump calling on his administration to develop a comprehensive infrastructure plan.

Sep 29, 2017 Press Release

Wilkes-Barre, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced $210,000 has been awarded to the Wilkes-Barre Housing Authority by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through its Resident Opportunities and Self-Service Coordinators program.

Sep 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright introduced a resolution to honor fallen members of the Armed Forces. This bipartisan resolution seeks to amend the House Rules to require a reading of the names of members of the Armed Forces who died in the previous month as a result of combat operations. 

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Sep 28, 2017 Press Release

Tamaqua, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that Tamaqua Area High School student, Monika Shimko, has been accepted to the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY. Rep. Cartwright proudly nominated Monika to attend the academy where she will begin her service career.

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Sep 28, 2017 Press Release

Easton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that Notre Dame High School student, Thomas Koons, has been accepted to the United States Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, CO. Rep. Cartwright proudly nominated Thomas to attend the academy where he will be heading to begin his service career.

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Sep 28, 2017 Press Release

Pottsville, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Department of Justice (DOJ) awarded a $400,000 Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant to Schuylkill County.

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Sep 26, 2017 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Department of Justice (DOJ) awarded a $350,000 Transitional Housing Assistance grant to the Women’s Resource Center in Scranton.

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