U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright was the fourth most effective Democrat in the House of Representatives during the 115th Congress, according to a 2019 report released by the Center for Effective Lawmaking (CEL).
The bill would make it easier for schools to take full advantage of government programs that can improve their learning environments while cutting their energy costs at the same time.
The bipartisan Veterans Care Financial Protection Act would direct the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) to work with other federal agencies and states to develop and implement standards that protect veterans from predatory practices. The bill now heads to the President's desk.
WASHINGTON –This week, Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) convinced his colleagues on the House Appropriations Committee to approve new funding that will offset the costs of improving stormwater infrastructure in northeastern Pennsylvania, a growing issue for working families in the district and across the state.
WASHINGTON –Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) introduced a bill today to prepare the next generation for success, by ensuring American high school students have the best tools to manage their finances.
WASHINGTON –Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (RI) introduced a bill on Wednesday to protect natural resources and wildlife from extreme weather and climate change.
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced that provisions he authored on military family health and safety were included in the House Fiscal Year 2020 Military Construction-VA appropriations bill, which was approved by the full Appropriations Committee this afternoon.
WASHINGTON –Rep. Matt Cartwright (PA-08) unveiled a legislative package on Thursday that supports our nation’s wounded warriors by enhancing orthotics and prosthetics research and workforce.
WASHINGTON –On Wednesday, the Natural Resources Committee in the House of Representatives voted in favor of the RECLAIM Act, a bill proposed by Rep. Matt Cartwright (PA-08) to advance economic development by helping communities revitalize lands that have been adversely affected by coal mining.