Skip to Content

Biography

Learn more about Rep. Cartwright

View Bio
2019-2020 Statistics
  • 1,207 Constituents
    Helped
  • 97,133 Constituents
    Responded To
  • 221,018,574 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.

LEARN MORE
Official Photo of U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright
Jan 16
Jan 14
Jan 14
Jan 11
Jan 09
Jan 16
In the News

Area mayors discuss pandemic relief with Cartwright

Help could be on the way for Wilkes-Barre and other municipalities in Northeastern Pennsylvania struggling financially through the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic. Mayors from Luzerne and Lackawanna counties held a vi...

Read More
Jan 14
Press Releases

Cartwright on Biden’s American Rescue Package: “The Comprehensive Nati...

Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) made the following statement on President-elect Joe Biden’s American Rescue Package to fund vaccination efforts and provide direct relief to working families bearing the...

Read More
Jan 14
Press Releases

Cartwright Announces Nearly $4 Million for Scranton-Lackawanna Head St...

Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) was joined by Scranton-Lackawanna Human Development Agency (SLHDA) Executive Director Jim Wansacz, and former Head Start parent and current Head Start Board Member Fawn ...

Read More
Jan 11
Press Releases

Cartwright Statement on Ensuring Accountability for Attack on Democrac...

Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) made the following statement: “There is no question that the president incited the attack on our Capitol that attempted to stop the peaceful transfer of power. His unfou...

Read More
Jan 09
Press Releases

Cartwright Statement on Moving Forward from This Week’s Events at the ...

Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) made the following statement on this week’s events at the Capitol: “On Wednesday, January 6, President Donald Trump urged an enormous, angry crowd of his supporters to g...

Read More