Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania
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Jul 14, 2017 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Gino J. Merli Veterans Center received $1,894,759 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The funds will go towards renovations to the floors, bathrooms, nurse stations, and cameras at the veterans’ center. The Gino J.

Jul 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC –Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (D-PA-17) announced that he joined the bipartisan Climate Solution Caucus. The Climate Solution Caucus aims to educate Members of Congress on economically-viable and bipartisan options to reduce climate risks and to address impacts of climate change.

Jul 11, 2017 Press Release

Wilkes-Barre, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Agency (HHS) awarded $1,537,154 to the Rural Health Corporation of Northeastern PA in Wilkes-Barre. The purpose of this Health Center Program grant is to support New Access Points (NAP) for the delivery of comprehensive primary health care services.

Jul 10, 2017 Press Release

Minersville, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded a grant of $3,057,279 to Child Development, Inc. for its Schuylkill County Head Start Program. Child Development, Inc.

Jun 30, 2017 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded three grants worth $3,311,928 combined to The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education (WCGME).

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Jun 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-17) re-introduced a bill that would protect older, low-income veterans from financial scams.

Jun 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government passed a bill that included language from U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright’s Wage Grade Employee Parity Act.  Rep. Cartwright is a member of the Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee.

Jun 29, 2017 Press Release

Coaldale, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Agency (HHS) awarded a $99,237 Rural Health Network Development Grant to St. Luke’s Miner Memorial Hospital.

Jun 28, 2017 Press Release

Moosic, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded the Greenwood Hose Company No. 1 with an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG). The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Jun 28, 2017 Press Release

Nesquehoning, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded the Nesquehoning Hose Company No. 1, Inc. with an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG). The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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