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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Fri Jul 11, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
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 .
Mon Jun 23, 2014
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.
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.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
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.