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Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania

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Apr 2, 2014 Press Release

Washington – Today, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, member of the House Committee on Natural Resources, sent a letter – cosigned by 7 House colleagues – to President Barack Obama urging him to continue to act to protect tributary streams and wetlands in the Chesapeake watershed and across the nation by expediting the finalization of the EPA’s recent “waters of the US” rule.

Apr 1, 2014 Press Release

Washington – Today, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Education has awarded $18,355,214 to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania via its School Improvement Grants (SIG) program. 

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Mar 31, 2014 Press Release

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Mar 28, 2014 Press Release

Washington – Today, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright was named a “moderate Democratic leader” in the U.S. Congress by GovTrack, an independent government watchdog group.

Mar 27, 2014 Press Release

Washington – Today, U.S. Congressmen Matt Cartwright (D-PA-17) and Tom Cole (R-OK-4) introduced the bipartisan Truth in Settlements Act of 2014.  The legislation would require federal agencies to publicly disclose the terms of non-confidential settlements obtained from offenders.  U.S.

Mar 25, 2014 Press Release

Washington – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright, member of the House Committee on Natural Resources, issued the following statement on the Environment Protection Agency and U.S.

Mar 19, 2014 Press Release

Washington – Today, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded a total of $8,879,813 through its 2014 Public and Indian Housing Capital Fund Program to Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) throughout Pennsylvania’s 17th congressional district.

Mar 14, 2014 Press Release

Washington – Today, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright introduced the Stop Foreclosures due to Congressional Dysfunction Act with the support of 55 colleagues. 

The legislation would impose a 6-month moratorium on foreclosures for individuals who have lost their emergency unemployment compensation (EUC) due to recent congressional inaction.

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