Washington, DC -- Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-17) released the following statement after being elected Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) by his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives:
Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development division awarded The Wright Center a $463,223 Distance Learning and Telemedicine grant to enable doctors to communicate with patients via electronic technology.
Bethlehem, PA – Today, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development division awarded a $401,679 Distance Learning and Telemedicine grant to the St.
Previously Unpaved Road Services Stauffer Industrial Park
Taylor, PA – Lackawanna County will receive $784,883 in federal funds to reconstruct and pave a 1.1-mile section of previously unpaved roadway that services Stauffer Industrial Park. The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), an independent federal entity that serves Pennsylvania and other eastern mountain states, announced approval of the funds this week.
Ambassador Piotr Wilczek to Discuss Polish-American Relations
WILKES-BARRE, PA—Congressman Matt Cartwright encourages all interested residents of Northeastern Pennsylvania to join him in welcoming Piotr Wilczek, Ambassador of Poland to the United States, as he visits Wilkes University. The ambassador’s discussion, which is free of charge and open to the public, is titled “An Overview of Polish-American Relations.”
Cost-of-living increased by 2.8 percent for recipients
WASHINGTON, DC--Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-17) released the following statement regarding the announcement of a 2.8 percent increase in the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for Social Security recipients:
“Social Security has been our nation’s most effective anti-poverty program for senior citizens and Americans with disabilities.
Stroudsburg, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development division awarded a Housing Preservation Grant for $71,718.23 to the Redevelopment Authority of Monroe County. This award will assist very low-income homeowners repair and rehabilitate their homes in rural areas.
H.R. 6 is a bipartisan package of opioids-related provisions
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-17) released the following statement regarding House passage of H.R. 6 SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act on Friday. Cartwright is a cosponsor of H.R.
Fiscal Year 2019 Defense and Labor-HHS-Educations Appropriations Minibus passed House Wednesday
Washington, D.C. – House Appropriations Committee Member Rep.
Jim Thorpe, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that a grant in the amount of $300,952 has been awarded to the County of Carbon by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) through the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program.