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Community Project Funding Appropriations Requests FY22

Cartwright tops in Pennsylvania, Top 10 in country for securing funding

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The Northeastern Pennsylvania lawmaker and chair of the House Appropriations’ Commerce, Justice and Science Subcommittee, landed $52.68 million in the House’s fiscal 2023 appropriations bills — more than 86% of his initial funding request for $61 million, and among the highest success rates of the members of Congress who received significant funding.

Announcing: Combined Fire and Public Safety Station

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"Every American deserves to feel safe and secure in their own homes and communities, and one of the ways we accomplish this is having adequately staffed and equipped emergency and first response services. We are lucky to have such capable and dedicated first responders who are always willing to go above and beyond" - Congressman Matt Cartwright

Project aimed at curbing gangs takes shape in Lackawanna County

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Other local projects to be funded from the spending package include $3 million for the demolition and construction of the Greenwood Hose Company/Moosic Borough Joint Fire and Public Safety Station, $2 million for Lackawanna College to create a Center for Technology Innovation and nearly $2 million in funding for local YMCAs to contract with organizations in their communities for mental health and substance abuse support services.

$2M for violent crime prevention in Lackawanna County

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“Gangs have become increasingly sophisticated, and our law enforcement agencies are in dire need of this federal assistance to stay one step ahead of them, investigate and interrupt their networks and put these bad actors behind bars,” Powell said in a statement. “This funding will go a long way when it comes to keeping our community – and our officers – safe.”

House Passes Appropriations Package with $19.6 Million Included for NEPA Projects

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U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) yesterday voted to pass a fiscal year 2022 appropriations package. The defense portion of the legislation passed on a 361-69 vote, while the domestic spending portion passed on a 260-171 vote. In addition to strong funding for infrastructure, job training, education, veterans’ health care and more, the package includes $19.6 million in direct…