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Feb 25, 2014 Press Release

Washington – Today, U.S. Congressman Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Interior has made $52.3 million available for Pennsylvania  in 2014– the largest amount made available to any State – to reclaim abandoned coal mines.  Funds will be distributed via the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE).

Feb 14, 2014 Press Release

Washington – This week, U.S. Congressmen Matt Cartwright, Steve Stockman, and Mark Takano introduced the bipartisan Alice Cogswell and Anne Sullivan Macy Act, named for two pioneers in the education of deaf and blind students.  The legislation would improve educational outcomes for students with vision and/or hearing loss.

Feb 12, 2014 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Sherman Hills Task Force will hold a public hearing.  The hearing will take place on Thursday, February 20, at 9:00 AM at the Luzerne County Courthouse’s Council Chamber in Wilkes-Barre.    

Feb 10, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded the Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance a grant in the amount of $144,853.

Feb 10, 2014 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright proudly announced the nomination of 3 students from Lackawanna County for appointments to the United States Service Academies.  Each student nominated by Congressman Cartwright will go through the academies' competitive application process.  If offered an appointment, the students will join their respective academy's class of 20

Feb 6, 2014 Press Release

Washington – Today, U.S. Congressman Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded a $1,236,656 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant to the Wilkes-Barre City Fire Department.  Funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Feb 6, 2014 Press Release

Washington – Today, U.S. Congressman Matt Cartwright introduced the Autism Services and Workforce Acceleration Act.  The legislation would authorize federal funding for enhanced treatment, support, research, and services for individuals with Autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

Feb 5, 2014 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright proudly announced the nomination of 3 students from Monroe County for appointments to the United States Service Academies.  Each student nominated by Congressman Cartwright will go through the academies' competitive application process.  If offered an appointment, the students will join their respective academy's class of 2018,

Feb 4, 2014 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright proudly announced the nomination of 4 students from Schuylkill County for appointments to the United States Service Academies.  Each student nominated by Congressman Cartwright will go through the academies' competitive application process.  If offered an appointment, the students will join their respective academy's class of 20

Feb 3, 2014 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright proudly announced the nomination of 7 students from Northampton County for appointments to the United States Service Academies.  Each student nominated by Congressman Cartwright will go through the academies' competitive application process.  If offered an appointment, the students will join their respective academy's class of 2

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