Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania
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Jun 28, 2017 Press Release

West Pittston, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded the Mt. Zion Bicentennial Volunteer Fire Company with an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG). The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Jun 28, 2017 Press Release

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

Jun 28, 2017 Press Release

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

Jun 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DCU.S. Representative Matt Cartwright released the following statement after the House Committee on Natural Resources passed H.R. 1731, the RECLAIM Act.  The bill now heads to the House floor for consideration.

Jun 27, 2017 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will award over $3.4 million in federal grants to Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM), formerly known as The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC), through the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Center of Excellence award program.

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Jun 27, 2017 Press Release

Easton, PA – Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Lead Based Paint Hazard Control (LBPHC) Grant Program will award the Northampton County Department of Community and Economic Development $1,650,000 to implement a lead-based paint remediation program.

Jun 26, 2017 Press Release

Easton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that Lafayette College received a $10,000 federal grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). This grant will provide support for their long-running Jazz Series programming at the Williams Center for the Arts.

Jun 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright re-introduced legislation that would increase voting accessibility. The Time Off to Vote Act would require employers to grant their workers at least two hours of paid leave to vote in federal elections. 

Jun 21, 2017 Press Release

Northampton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded the Upper Nazareth Fire Department and Plainfield Township Volunteer Fire Company with Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG). The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Jun 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, the House Committee on Appropriations passed a bill that included several priorities championed by U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright, a member of the committee.

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