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Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 8th District of Pennsylvania

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Aug 20, 2018 Press Release

Schuylkill County, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded Alert Fire Company No. 1 with an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG). The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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Aug 13, 2018 Press Release

Monroe County, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Rural Development arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded a $36,146 Rural Business Development Grant to West End Pantry Inc.

Aug 10, 2018 Press Release
Grant Allows for Purchase of Vital Home Safety Equipment

Bethlehem, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (D-17) announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded the City of Bethlehem Fire Department a $15,734 Fire Prevention and Safety Grant (FP&S). The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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Aug 10, 2018 Press Release
Grant Allows for Purchase of Vital Safety Equipment

 

Peckville, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) awarded Wilson Fire Co. #1 an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) of $396,900. The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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Aug 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressman Matt Cartwright issued a statement regarding the announcement of a new annual federal grant for local environmental groups, whose mission includes restoring and conserving a healthy ecosystem for the Delaware River Watershed.  

Jul 27, 2018 Press Release

 

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Scranton-Lackawanna Human Development Agency, Inc. received $1,528,249 in federal funds from  the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). These funds are used for the continuation of high quality, comprehensive, early childhood education.

Jul 23, 2018 Press Release

Pittston, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded a Community Facilities Direct Grant and Loan to the Greater Pittston Ambulance Rescue Service Association. The award includes a loan of $66,000 and a grant of $50,000.

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Jul 19, 2018 Press Release
Effort Comes Amidst Shortage, Resulting in Thousands of Preventable Deaths Every Year

Washington, DC – Addressing our nation’s dire organ transplant shortage U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (D-PA) introduced the Organ Donor Clarification Act on July 19th.There are 115,000 people on the organ transplant waiting list and 20 people die every day as they wait for an organ.

Jul 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright released the following statement regarding President Trump’s meeting in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin. On Friday, special counsel Robert Mueller released grand jury indictments for 12 Russian military intelligence officials, for a myriad of alleged crimes.

Jul 11, 2018 Press Release

Tobyhanna, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded Pocono Mountain Regional Emergency Medical Services Inc. with an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG). The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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