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Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 8th District of Pennsylvania


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Feb 14, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – This week, U.S. Representatives Matt Cartwright (PA-08) and Ted Yoho (R-FL-03) introduced the Nutrition Education Act to address childhood obesity by ensuring students are learning how to maintain a healthy, balanced diet at school.

Feb 14, 2020 Press Release

I know that health care is on a lot of people's minds, and it's on mine too -- especially as Washington Republicans continue to threaten access to care for the people who need it most, like our seniors, the disabled, children and people with pre-existing conditions.

Feb 13, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) introduced the Transit Bus Procurement Act to make it easier and more cost-effective for small local public transit operators to purchase new buses through the federal General Services Administration (GSA).

Feb 10, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) has joined his colleagues in the Pennsylvania Democratic Congressional delegation in an effort to prevent cuts to the Medicaid program, which has helped millions of Pennsylvanians access affordable health care. In a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Rep.

Feb 7, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday evening, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) voted to pass H.R. 2474, the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, in the U.S. House, bold legislation to strengthen workers’ collective bargaining rights.

Feb 5, 2020 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced that Scranton Lackawanna Head Start received $8,777,315 in federal funds from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). These funds are used for the continuation of comprehensive, high quality, early childhood education for children in Lackawanna County.