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Matt Cartwright's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

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
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Marion; 2 Children: Jack, Matthew
Birth Date: 05/01/1961
Home City: Moosic, PA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Aug. 1, 2014 Congressman Cartwright Introduces Bill to Force Agencies to Prepare for Extreme Weather
Aug. 1, 2014 Cartwright and Cole Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Enhance Government Preparedness for Extreme Weather Incidents
July 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - House Should Stay in Session to Address Budget and Other Pressing Issues
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer
July 10, 2014 Cartwright Introduces Legislation to Protect Natural Resources from Climate Change
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
June 3, 2014 Statement by Congressman Matt Cartwright on the EPA's Announcement to Cut Carbon Pollution
May 28, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
April 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect the Chesapeake Watershed
April 1, 2014 Cartwright Drafts Letter to EPA Urging Action on Water Contamination Issues
April 1, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Take Action on Water Contamination Issues
March 31, 2014 Statement on IPCC Working Group Report
March 28, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman and Jim Moran, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, of the Committee on Appropriations - Funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
March 25, 2014 Statement on New Clean Water Rule
March 25, 2014 Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America
March 14, 2014 Letter to Doug Lamborn, Chairman of the Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee - Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act
March 13, 2014 Cartwright Applauds Senate Passage of Flood Insurance Relief Bill
March 4, 2014 Cartwright Applauds Passage of Flood Insurance Relief Bill
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Bill Shuster, Chairman, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and Barabara Boxer, Chairman, House Committee on Environment and Public Works - Water Resources Development Act
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Tier 3 Standards
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Members of Congress Urge EPA Administrator McCarthy to Reduce Use of Harmful Climate Change-Causing Pollutant
Dec. 3, 2013 Safe Climate Caucus
Sept. 10, 2013 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary Department of Interior - Safety and Environmental Requirements for Hydraulic Fracturing
July 15, 2013 Rep. Matt Cartwright Joins Advocacy Groups to Discuss Potential Impacts of Fracking near National Parks and Trails
June 24, 2013 Cartwright Calls for Swift Action against Climate Change; Pledges to Introduce Climate Adaptation Legislation
June 5, 2013 Energy & Environment News - Democrats Change Climate Message to Focus on Disaster Costs
May 10, 2013 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary of Department of the Interior - Preserving the Environment
Feb. 25, 2013 Rep. Cartwright Calls on GOP to Act on Balanced Plan to Avert Automatic Spending Cuts
Feb. 15, 2013 Environmental Issues Should Be a Top Priority
July 27, 2012 Cartwright Celebrates Act 13 Ruling
April 17, 2012 League of Conservation Voters 'Proudly' Endorses Matt Cartwright
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Environment
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Energy and Environment
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Environment
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