Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania
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Press Releases

Sep 25, 2017 Press Release

Schuylkill County, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded $118,400 in Economic Impact Initiative and Community Facilities Grants in Schuylkill County.

Sep 25, 2017 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced his new initiative to address health care in the U. S.:  a roundtable of community members and leaders directly impacted by health care legislation to discuss and debate the Affordable Care Act and offer recommendations on how to improve the ACA.

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Sep 22, 2017 Press Release

Blakely, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded a Community Facility Grant to Blakely Hose Co. #2.

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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

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).

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