Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania
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Nov 21, 2013 Press Release

Washington – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright introduced the bi-partisan "Wage Grade Employee Parity Act" along with U.S.

Nov 14, 2013 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright introduced a resolution that 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.  The bipartisan resolution was introduced with the support of 16 colleagues, 8 Republican and 8 Democratic.

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Nov 12, 2013 Press Release

Washington – Today, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright announced that the Catholic Social Services Diocese of Scranton, Inc. received a $20,763 grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for the purchase of a van, which would provide outreach and transportation to homeless veterans.

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Nov 9, 2013 Press Release

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  • Assistance to Firefighters Grant training for participants to have access to specialists and introductions to potential mentors. Fire departments and first response organizations will receive support to submit the best possible application.

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Nov 6, 2013 Press Release

Washington – Today, U.S Representative Matt Cartwright commemorated the 180th Anniversary of C. F. Martin & Co., Inc.  C.F. Martin & Co.

Nov 1, 2013 Press Release

Washington – U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of the Army has awarded a $19.1 million contract to Medico Industries, Inc. – headquartered in Wilkes-Barre, PA – for Projectile Gun Unit (PGU)-45/B metal parts. 

Oct 29, 2013 Press Release

Washington – The Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) application period opens Monday, November 4, 2013 at 8:00 am; the deadline for all grant applications is Friday, December 6, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.

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Oct 23, 2013 Press Release

Washington – Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright introduced the Annuity Safety and Security Under Reasonable Enforcement (ASSURE) Act along with Rep.

Oct 16, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Matt Cartwright released the following statement regarding the bipartisan agreement to reopen the government and pay our bills:

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