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Matt Cartwright's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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
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 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
May 27, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Audit Concerns
May 23, 2014 Cartwright Demands Information on Local VA Wait Times
May 13, 2014 Gino J. Merli Veterans Center to Receive $589,823 in Funds
April 23, 2014 Cartwright Announces Continuation of HHS Funding for Rural Health Corporation of Northeastern PA
April 22, 2014 Cartwright Announces $10,000 Grant to Help Continue Marley's Mission Equine Therapy
April 10, 2014 Casey and Cartwright Introduce Legislation to Improve Quality of Health Care for Older Americans
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 3, 2014 Cartwright and Rogers Introduce Legislation to Designate May as National Bladder Cancer Awareness Month
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
March 13, 2014 Letter to Brian Ronholm, Acting Under Secretary for Food Safety of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Delay Implementing Flawed Salmonella Action Plan
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
Feb. 21, 2014 E-News from Congressman Murphy
Feb. 6, 2014 Cartwright Introduces Legislation to Improve Services for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare
Sept. 26, 2013 Suicide Prevention Month
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
June 27, 2013 Jenkins Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Veterans' Access to Mental Health Care
June 24, 2013 Letter to Doctor Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the FDA - Labeling Regulations
May 23, 2013 Cartwright, Conyers and Hahn Introduce Legislation to Create Greater Access to Substance Abuse Treatment
April 17, 2013 Letter to Chairman Aderholt and Ranking Member Farr, Subcommittee on Agriculture - Additional Funding for Child Nutrition Programs
April 11, 2013 Cartwright Introduces Legislation to Require Childhood Nutritional Training in Public Schools
March 15, 2013 Rep. Cartwright: Ryan-Republican Budget Forces Pennsylvania's Seniors to Pay More for Less
Feb. 25, 2013 Rep. Cartwright Calls on GOP to Act on Balanced Plan to Avert Automatic Spending Cuts
April 23, 2012 Cartwright Receives Three Editorial Board Endorsements
April 14, 2012 The Express Times - Democratic Candidates Spar Over Northampton County for 17th Congressional District Seat
April 10, 2012 Citizens Voice - Cartwright Emphasizes Health Care, Trade in Platform
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Health Care
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