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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

Cartwright Number One in Pennsylvania, Top Ten in the Country for Secu...

SCRANTON, PA – Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-08) once again ranks Number One in Pennsylvania and is now amongst the Top Ten in the country for securing Community Project Funding dollars for his district. The Northeaste...

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Jun 24
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Rep. Cartwright Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Roe V....

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) issued the following statement on the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade: “Enabling women to choose whether and when to have a family is criti...

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Jun 24
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Rep. Cartwright Statement on Bipartisan Safer Communities Act

Washington, D.C. – Americans have endured more than 250 mass shootings so far this year. For the first time in almost three decades, Congress has passed bipartisan legislation that will us all make safer from gun violenc...

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Jun 17
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Cartwright Puts Projects in the Pipeline for Army Corps of Engineers S...

Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announces that on Wednesday evening, June 8, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2022, which includes his requested provisions for mo...

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Jun 17
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Rep. Cartwright Announces $200,000 to Support Local Homeless Veterans ...

Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced that the Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO) will receive $200,000 from the U.S. Department of Labor to support its Homeless Veterans Reintegration Projec...

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