WASHINGTON — Yesterday, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright introduced the Closing Loopholes and Ending Arbitrary and Needless Evasion of Regulations (CLEANER) Act along with Rep.
WASHINGTON — Yesterday, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright introduced the Safe and Fair Environment on Highways Achieved through Underwriting Levels Act (H.R. 2730) or “A SAFE HAUL.” The bill would raise the required insurance minimum for motor carriers.
WASHINGTON – Given the extreme contradictions in the previous testimony of Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) Russell George (see below for transcript), U.S. Rep.
Bushkill, PA – The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) and the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) today welcome Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-17) to discuss what hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” could mean for national parks and trails, including the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River, and how the public
WASHINGTON — This week, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright introduced the Openness in Political Expenditures Now (OPEN) Act, legislation that would require corporations and labor unions to disclose political expenditure details to shareholders or union members.
WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright announced that two separate grants have been awarded to the Commission on Economic Opportunity, Wilkes-Barre. The grants, awarded by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), total $627,486.
WASHINGTON — Last night, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright led the charge against the proposed Chabot Amendment, which aimed to zero out the funding for the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC). The amendment, which failed by a vote of 273-147, was offered as part of the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act.
WASHINGTON — Today U.S. Rep.
WASHINGTON — Today U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright introduced the Expedited Hiring for VA Trained Psychiatrists Act, legislation that would create a fast track hiring process for psychiatrists who train at Veterans Affairs facilities. The legislation was introduced with the support of four Republican and four Democratic Representatives.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright released the following statement today after the Supreme Court ruled on the Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8:
“In recent years, both California’s Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act became symbols of discrimination around the country and around the world. Today, ‘equality for all’ prevailed.