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Yesterday | Times News

Take a look at voting records

I am writing to point out my concerns about the performance of our local congressmen in Carbon County in response to their voting records on retiree issues.

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Related Topix: Carbon County, PA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Lou Barletta

Fri Jul 11, 2014

ThinkProgress

4 Reasons This Has Been A Good Week For People Getting Conned By Predatory Lenders

When low-income people struggle to make ends meet, predatory payday loans are often their only option.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pennsylvania, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Representative Steve Cohen, US Senate, Richard Durbin, Liberal Political News

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Barletta deserves praise for immigration stand

I watched U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta's press conference online and your recent editorial "Suffer the children coming to Hazleton" couldn't be further off the mark.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Bob Casey, Opinion

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Congressman joins striking nurses at Wilkes-Barre hospital

U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright joined striking registered nurses on the picket line outside Wilkes-Barre General Hospital on Monday as they loudly chanted, "Day four, ready for more!" Shouting in a bullhorn, Mr. Cartwright, D-17, Moosic, charged officials from the for-profit hospital owned by Franklin, Tennessee-based Community Health Systems are ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wilkes-Barre, PA, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Moosic, PA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Bennington Banner

House passes Welch legislation advancing energy efficiency in schools

The U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Peter Welch's bipartisan legislation to encourage schools administrators to make cost-saving energy efficiency upgrades.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Welch, Democrat, Vermont, Department of Energy

National Review Online

Eli Lehrer: It's Time for a Conservative Global Warming Agenda

Rather than falling back on the claim that global warming isn't a problem, conservatives should take a page from liberals' playbook and use the issue to pursue policies they already favor.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Times-Tribune

Check disbursed to revitalize West Scranton park

A group of area nonprofits received some much-needed help to turn a dusty West Side lot into a center of community culture.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pennsylvania, University of Scranton, Moosic, PA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

US News & World Report

America's Cheap and Quality Water Supply Could Be in Peril

Last month's news that Americans will need to pay more for water comes at an interesting time, just as summer season commences and community pools populate.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Pocono Record

Cartwright, Moylan to meet in debate

U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-17, and Republican challenger David Moylan, the Schuylkill County coroner, have agreed to participate in two debates before the Nov. 4 general election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Schuylkill County, PA, Pittston, PA

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Times Leader

Cartwright, Moylan settle on two debates

Congressional candidates U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright, and his Republican challenger, David Moylan, the Schuylkill County Coroner, have agreed to participate in two debates before the November 4 general election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Schuylkill County, PA, Luzerne County, PA, Northampton County, PA

Wed Jun 25, 2014

NJ.com

U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright to host 'Coffee with your Congressman' in Forks Township

Cartwright, a Democrat whose district covers parts of Northampton County, today in a news release said he will hold the first Northampton County "Coffee with your Congressman" from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the diner, 3315 Sullivan Trail in Forks Township .

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Northampton County, PA

Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Hill

House passes energy efficiency bills

The House on Monday gave voice vote approval to legislation that would boost energy efficiency in schools and federal buildings.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, Department of Energy, Democrat

Politico

House takes up energy bills ahead of July 4 break - Paulson: Carbon ...

HOUSE TO APPROVE ENERGY LEGISLATION BEFORE JULY 4 BREAK: Before spending a week campaigning in their home districts over the Independence Day break, House Republicans plan to pass several major energy bills, most of which are destined to collect dust in the Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, Representative Elizabeth Esty, Gene Green

Sun Jun 22, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Groups get HUD grants

Two local organizations received more than $282,000 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to address homelessness, Rep. Matt Cartwright announced.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Luzerne County, PA, Moosic, PA

Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Times Leader

CEO and the United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania get funds to combat homelessness

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded a total of $282,873 via its Continuum of Care Program to two organizations in Northeastern Pennsylvania - the Commission on Economic Opportunity and the United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania - to address homelessness, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright announced.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, PA, Moosic, PA

Wed Jun 18, 2014

The Hill

House panel: O-Care 'bailout' could cost $1B this year alone

An ObamaCare revenue-sharing program amounts to a taxpayer bailout of insurance companies, the chairman of a House Oversight subcommittee said Wednesday, adding the bill could run more than $1 billion just in 2014.

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Related Topix: Representative Jim Jordan, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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