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Matt Cartwright's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
June 20, 2014 After Failing to Renew Unemployment Insurance, Congress Is a Culprit in Foreclosure Crisis
June 4, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services- Urging Timely Review of Life-Saving Cancer Screens
May 8, 2014 Extend Unemployment Insurance
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 9, 2014 Cartwright Announces More than $7.6 Million in HUD Funds to Address Homelessness
April 7, 2014 Rep. Cartwright Hails Bipartisan Action on Unemployment Insurance in Senate
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
March 19, 2014 Cartwright Announces $8.8 million in HUD Funds for Public Housing Agencies in NEPA
March 14, 2014 Cartwright Introduces Legislation to Enact Foreclosure Moratorium Due to Recent Congressional Inaction
March 13, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve - Focus on Full Employment
March 12, 2014 Extend Long-Term Unemployment Compensation
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 27, 2014 Rep. Cartwright Releases New Analysis Showing the Growing Number of Pennsylvanians Left in the Cold with GOP Blockage of Unemployment Insurance Extension
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 14, 2014 Emergency Enemployment Benefits
Jan. 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Immediate Vote to Extend Unemployment Insurance
Jan. 8, 2014 Rep. Cartwright Hails Bipartisan First Step on Unemployment Insurance Extension in Senate
Jan. 8, 2014 Time to Renew Kennedy and Johnson's Cause
Jan. 2, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Unemployment Benefits
Dec. 19, 2013 Casey, Fattah, Doyle, Brady, Schwartz and Cartwright Release County by County Report Highlighting Need to Extend Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Nov. 14, 2013 CNN "CNN Newsroom" - Affordable Care Act
Sept. 19, 2013 Progressive Caucus
Sept. 19, 2013 Cartwright Votes against Increasing Hunger in America
April 9, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Vote Against Benefit Cuts
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Feb. 13, 2013 Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address
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