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Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 8th District of Pennsylvania

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May 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Democratic U.S. Congressmen Matt Cartwright (PA-17) and Republican U.S. Congressman Charlie Dent (PA-15) reintroduced the bipartisan Children’s Savings Accounts Offer Parents Plenty of Reasons to Understand aNd Invest in Tuition Yearly (CSA OPPORTUNITY) Act with the support of eight House colleagues.

May 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Today, U.S. Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-17) issued the following statement after President Trump announced United States' withdrawal from the Joint Comphrehensive Plan of Action:

Apr 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Matt Cartwright (PA-17) and Leonard Lance (NJ-07) passed bipartisan legislation through the full House of Representatives. The PREPARE Act (H.R. 4177) will improve government preparedness for extreme weather incidents.

Apr 25, 2018 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that NeighborWorks Northeastern PA (NWNEPA), a member of the NeighborWorks network, has received $125,500 in federal grant funds from the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation, dba NeighborWorks America. This funding will support its local affordable housing and community development activities. 

Apr 13, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, bipartisan legislation developed and introduced by U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-17) was passed by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. 

Apr 12, 2018 Press Release

Wilkes-Barre, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that Wilkes-Barre Housing Authority has received a $35,791 federal grant from U.S. Housing and Urban Development in a continued effort to end veteran homelessness.

Apr 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright expressed his gratitude to the Arlington National Cemetery command, a subdivision of the Army, for its assistance in establishing on monument to the service and sacrifice of Vietnam War helicopter pilots and crewmembers.  The new monument will be dedicated at Arlington Cemetery at 4:00 p.m.

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Apr 5, 2018 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the University of Scranton has received a $645,814 federal grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to continue to promote excellence in undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education.

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Apr 5, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright offered his support for the U.S.

Apr 4, 2018 Press Release

Luzerne County, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded a $1,700,000 grant to the Luzerne County Transportation Authority. The funds will be distributed via the U.S. Federal Transit Administration (FTA).

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