WASHINGTON, DC – Today Congressman Matt Cartwright introduced the bi-partisan Nutrition Education Act with 22 original co-sponsors. This bill would require each local educational agency participating in the National School Lunch Program to include under its wellness policy a requirement for students to receive 50 hours of school nutrition education per school year.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Cartwright announced that Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded an Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) to the Summit Station Fire Company #1 in Summit Station, PA.
The grant in the amount of $18,525 will go towards safety and operation expenses.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Cartwright announced the opening of his Pottsville District office. The office, located at 121 Progress Avenue, Suite 310, Pottsville, PA 17901, is open from 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday.
New Report Shows Seniors Will Pay More Out-of-Pocket for Health Coverage, Preventive Care, Prescription Drugs
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep.
Legislation Would Protect Our Water and Air
WASHINGTON – Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-PA) and Rep.
The Ryan-Republican Budget Ends Medicare Guarantee and Provides Huge Tax Cuts for the Wealthy
WASHINGTON, DC – Late yesterday Rep. Matt Cartwright sent a letter to Federal Bureau of Prisons Director Charles E. Samuels, Jr. concerning the recent tragedy at USP Canaan. In the letter Cartwright urged Samuels to expedite the Pepper Spray Pilot Program, which allows correctional officers in Federal prisons to be in possession of pepper spray during their shifts.