Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania
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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:

Oct 15, 2013 Press Release
New Analysis Shows Default’s Cost on Pennsylvania’s Families

WASHINGTON – Building on his efforts to reopen the government, Rep. Matt Cartwright today called for protecting American families from the cost of a dangerous default by taking long-term action on the debt limit.

Oct 9, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON House Democrats wrote to several Pennsylvania House Republicans today who have expressed support for a clean government funding bill and urged them to sign onto a discharge petition this Saturday that will allow an up or down vote on a clean bill to reopen the government as early as next week.

Oct 8, 2013 Press Release

Washington – Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright announced that a grant in the amount of $23,391 has been awarded to the City of Scranton through the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG).  The funds will be used to purchase two police cruisers for the Scranton Police Department. 

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Oct 7, 2013 Press Release

Washington – Rep. Cartwright, joined by 199 Democrats, sent a letter to House Speaker Boehner today demanding a vote on a piece of legislation that would end the shutdown and fund the government.  A vote on the legislation would open the entire federal government immediately.

Oct 7, 2013 Press Release

Washington - Today, Rep. Matt Cartwright released the following statement after co-sponsoring the No Government No Pay Act of 2013:

Sep 30, 2013 Press Release

Washington – Today, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright announced that the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded a $55,000 grant to the Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA) for the NEPA Energy Resource Center.

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