Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania
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Jun 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-17) introduced legislation to stimulate economic growth within distressed communities.

Jun 13, 2017 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Congressman Matt Cartwright announced today that The University of Scranton received a $18,353 federal grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).  The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S.

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Jun 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill introduced by U.S. Representatives Matt Cartwright (PA-17) and Peter Welch (VT-AL) to improve energy efficiency. The Streamlining Energy Efficiency for Schools Act (H.R.

Jun 9, 2017 Press Release

Wilkes-Barre, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced InnaVenture Pacific Northwest National Laboratory received $250,000 in Small Business Vouchers (SBV) to work with InnaVenture LLC, Wilkes-Barre.

Jun 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright re-introduced legislation that would guarantee leave for military families. The bipartisan Military Family Leave Act allows military families to spend time with a loved one who has received notification of impending active duty deployment.

Jun 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright’s legislation to encourage energy efficiency unanimously passed the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. The bipartisan Streamlining Energy Efficiency for Schools Act (H.R.

May 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Matt Cartwright (D-PA) and Bill Posey (R-FL) re-introduced legislation to make federal agency settlements more transparent. The bipartisan Truth in Settlements Act would require federal agencies to publicly disclose the terms of non-confidential settlements obtained from offenders. U.S.

May 24, 2017 Press Release

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

May 19, 2017 Press Release

Northampton, PA – Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright announced that Lafayette College received a $32,175 federal grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). This grant will provide support for graduate students and young researchers from the U.S. interested in attending the Between Geometry and Relativity summer school or conference.

May 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright re-introduced bipartisan legislation that would make financial literacy education more accessible to students.

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