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2019-2020 Statistics
  • 1,207 Constituents
    Helped
  • 97,133 Constituents
    Responded To
  • 274,632,485 Federal Money Brought back to
    District

Meet Matt Cartwright

U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright represents Pennsylvania’s 8th Congressional District and was first sworn into Congress on January 3, 2013. In Congress, Matt is committed to working across the aisle to advocate for working families. Matt’s priorities include strengthening the middle class, creating jobs, ensuring quality health care, protecting seniors, and supporting veterans and military families. Matt has introduced over 60 pieces of legislation and more bipartisan bills than any other House Democrat.

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Press Releases

Rep. Cartwright Announces $11.9 Million for NEPA Health Care Providers...

Eighth Congressional District, Pennsylvania – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced $11,941,411.95 in Provider Relief Fund (PRF) Phase 4 payments allocated to the Eighth Congressional District. The...

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Jan 04
Press Releases

Rep. Cartwright Hosts Event to Build Momentum to Restore Passenger Rai...

Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) hosted an event with local elected officials, transportation officials, business leaders and Amtrak and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) representatives to discuss ...

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Jan 01
In the News

Cartwright Highlights Funding for Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation

U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright Wednesday said Pennsylvania has more unreclaimed abandoned mine land acreage than any other state in the country and represents 40.7% of the country’s reclamation costs. Cartwright, D-Moosic, sa...

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Dec 30
In the News

Newfoundland Library Receives Federal Grant for Community Hub

Newfoundland Area Public Library in Wayne County has been awarded $25,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) American Rescue Plan Grant Program, announced U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08)...

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Dec 29
Press Releases

Rep. Cartwright, Advocates Highlight Bipartisan Infrastructure Investm...

U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today was joined by local partners following the enactment of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to begin discussions on efforts to reclaim and clean up aban...

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