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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: Build Back Better Act Could Save Typical PA Family Th...

As October Child Tax Credit tax cut payments hit the bank accounts of nearly 100,000 Eighth District families today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) highlighted a new analysis by the House Committee on Educat...

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Oct 13
Press Releases

Rep. Cartwright Announces $421,000 in Federal Funds from New COVID-19 ...

Honesdale, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers will receive $421,833 through the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to help offer telehealth and c...

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Oct 08
Press Releases

Rep. Cartwright: $28 Million in Grants Provided to NEPA Restaurants Th...

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced that 209 restaurants in the Eighth Congressional District received a total of $28,123,116.86 through the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) to...

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Oct 08
Press Releases

Reps. Cartwright, Gonzalez Introduce Bill to Improve and Modernize Wat...

Today, U.S. Representatives Matt Cartwright (D-PA-08) and Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH-16) introduced the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Plumbing Research Act to improve the safety, water efficiency and ...

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Oct 01
In the News

Cartwright: $2.1 million targets health care infrastructure

More than $630,000 in federal funding will bring Scranton Primary Health Care Center closer to opening up another floor of its Wyoming Avenue office to patients. With nearly $983,000 from the same program, Wayne Memoria...

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