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Rep. Matt Cartwright: Economy too important for Congress to engage in gridlock

December 30, 2014 As we look to 2015, I am both optimistic and resolved to bear down and help address the local economic challenges we face in the Lehigh Valley. We have been tested by an inconsistently recovering economy, but, in 2014, I supported and tracked approximately $75 million in federal grants and contracts to […]

January 5, 2015 in The Blog by

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NEPA’s U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright targeting those who scam older veterans By Bill O’Boyle WILKES-BARRE — U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright is co-sponsoring legislation to address “a myriad of scams” that target low-income, older veterans. Cartwright, D-Moosic, along with U.S. Reps. Blake Farenthold of Texas and Alcee Hastings of Florida, introduced the bipartisan Veterans Care Financial […]

November 24, 2014 in The Blog by

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“Congress needs more thoughtful, productive members like Matt Cartwright. He deserves a second term.” Editorial Board, Citizens Voice The Citizens Voice Editorial Board, October 26, 2014 U.S. Congress for the 17th District In his first term in Washington, Matt Cartwright has proven himself a moderate and independent Democrat who has done the seemingly impossible by building […]

October 27, 2014 in The Blog by

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EDITORIAL: Cartwright gets our endorsement for Pa. 17th District The Easton Express Times David Moylan brings an unusual set of qualifications to the 17th District congressional race. He is a radiation oncologist, director of two cancer treatment centers, and the elected coroner in Schuylkill County. He’s a student of history, an engaging conversationalist, and considers […]

October 19, 2014 in The Blog by

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Cartwright says his bipartisanship getting things done By: Borys Krawczeniuk U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright said he deserves re-election because he’s become a leading freshman congressman who got a couple of bills passed, introduced dozens of others and generally worked hard to represent his district in his first term in office. In an interview Wednesday with […]

October 13, 2014 in The Blog by

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Cartwright and Moylan Finalize Second Debate Scranton, PA – Congressional candidates U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright, and his Republican challenger, David Moylan, the Schuylkill County Coroner, have finalized the logistics of their final debate. The two agreed to participate in two debates before the November 4 general election earlier this year.  A live debate has already been […]

October 1, 2014 in The Blog by

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Congressman Cartwright introduces bill to force agencies to prepare for extreme weather

By Joe Sylvester, The Times-Leader Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright Friday announced he has introduced a bill to force federal government agencies to better prepare for extreme weather emergencies. In a conference call with reporters, Cartwright, D-Moosic, said he introduced the PREPARE Act after the U.S. Government Accountability Office reported that federal agencies […]

August 5, 2014 in The Blog by

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Hurting Americans Who Worked Hard, Played by the Rules

By Congressmen Matt Cartwright (PA-17) and Steven Horsford (NV-4) Since December 28, 2.3 million Americans have lost their unemployment insurance, with the expiration of the Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) program. Every week, on average, an additional 72,000 Americans are cut off — the equivalent of one person every eight seconds. This vital economic lifeline helps […]

April 15, 2014 in The Blog by

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Every American’s Eyes Should Be Smiling – About Our Great Nation of Immigrants By Congressman Matt Cartwright   Today I, along with 34.5 million Americans of Irish descent, celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Irish immigrant Annie Moore was the first to pass through Ellis Island when it officially opened on New Year’s Day 1892.  Today, Irish […]

March 20, 2014 in The Blog by

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Tippacanoe and transparency, too

This month we honor two of the greatest American presidents, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.  And while nearly everyone is familiar with the accomplishments of these two giants of history, another lesser known president also enjoys a February birthday.  Born on February 9, 1773, William Henry Harrison is probably best known for delivering the longest […]

February 19, 2014 in The Blog by

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