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Matt Cartwright's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Full Name: Matthew 'Matt' A. Cartwright
Office: U.S. House (PA) - District 17, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 17
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Marion; 2 Children: Jack, Matthew
Birth Date: 05/01/1961
Home City: Moosic, PA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 8, 2014 Cartwright Co-Introduces Legislation to Make Pepper Spray Pilot Program Law
May 1, 2014 Cartwright and Fitzpatrick Introduce Legislation to Close Skills Gap
April 30, 2014 With Senate Republicans Blocking Progress, Rep. Cartwright Renews Effort to "Give Americans a Raise"
April 7, 2014 Rep. Cartwright Hails Bipartisan Action on Unemployment Insurance in Senate
March 7, 2014 Cartwright Introduces Legislation to Create Jobs through Investment in Energy Efficient Manufacturing
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage
Feb. 6, 2014 Cartwright Introduces Legislation to Improve Services for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Jan. 28, 2014 Statement on President Obama's State of the Union
Jan. 14, 2014 Cartwright Applauds Inclusion of His Legislation in Appropriations Bill; Will Provide Pay Raise to 1,809 Blue-Collar Federal Workers at Tobyhanna Army Depot
Dec. 19, 2013 Casey, Fattah, Doyle, Brady, Schwartz and Cartwright Release County by County Report Highlighting Need to Extend Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage
Oct. 23, 2013 Cartwright Introduces Legislation to Protect Federal and Military Retirees from Exploitation
Aug. 16, 2013 Cartwright Welcomes Decision by Department of Defense to End Civilian Furloughs
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
June 14, 2013 Cartwright Speaks Out in Support of Tobyhanna Army Depot; Helps Defeat Faulty Amendment
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
April 12, 2013 Rep. Cartwright Stands Up for Middle Class and Economic Opportunity
Feb. 5, 2013 Rep. Cartwright Marks 20th Anniversary of Landmark Family and Medical Leave Act
June 6, 2012 Blog: Stop the Bickering and Pass the Transportation Bill
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Economy
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