Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania
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May 17, 2017 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania (NWNEPA) has received $139,500 in federal grant funds from NeighborWorks America.  This funding will support NWNEPA’s housing and community development activities. 

May 17, 2017 Press Release

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

May 10, 2017 Press Release

Schuylkill County, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) awarded Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) to the Ravine Fire Company No. 1, Pine Grove, Friendship Fire Company, Frackville, and Good Will Hose Company, Frackville. The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

May 10, 2017 Press Release

Monroe County, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announce d the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded the Shawnee Volunteer Fire Company with Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG). The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

May 10, 2017 Press Release

Northampton County, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded the Lower Mount Bethel Township Sandt’s Eddy Fire Company an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG). The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

May 10, 2017 Press Release

Luzerne County, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded the Wilkes-Barre City Fire Department an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG). The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

May 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright re-introduced a resolution to designate the month of May as National Bladder Cancer Awareness Month.

May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright released the following statement on the American Health Care Act:

May 4, 2017 Press Release

Lackawanna County, PA – Today, Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded the Meredith Hose Company #1 with Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG). The funds will be distributed via the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

May 4, 2017 Press Release

Schuylkill County, PA – Today, Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded Goodwill Fire Company No. 1, Rescue Hook and Ladder Company No. 1, Minersville Fire Rescue, and Sheppton-Oneida Volunteer Fire Company with Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG).

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