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Sep 16, 2020 Press Release

In Case You Missed It – A new analysis found that legislation led by U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08), which was signed into law in 2016, has saved the federal government more than $450 million in taxpayer dollars since its enactment.

Sep 14, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (D-PA-08) introduced the CSA Opportunity Act to enable families to save for their children’s post-secondary education without fear of losing access to vital resources like food and energy assistance.

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Sep 14, 2020 Press Release

Scranton, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced $1.15 million in federal funding will be awarded to the Women’s Resource Center to support their housing and legal assistance initiatives. The funds are disbursed through the Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women.

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Sep 11, 2020 Press Release

Eighth Congressional District, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced municipal governments in the Eighth Congressional district will be awarded a total of $2,420,042 in federal funding through a supplementation of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program authorized by the CARES Act.

Sep 3, 2020 Press Release

Eighth Congressional District, PA During a virtual meeting with Northeastern Pennsylvania educators and administrators today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) called on the U.S. Senate to negotiate with the House and pass the Heroes Act to protect students, families and teachers, as schools begin their fall semesters.

Sep 2, 2020 Press Release

Pittston, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today welcomed Ball Corporation’s announcement that the company will build a new aluminum beverage packaging plant in Pittston, creating 230 new manufacturing jobs through an investment of more than $300 million over multiple years.

Aug 28, 2020 Press Release

Eighth Congressional District, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced that seven first responder agencies will be awarded a total of $733,921.38 through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Program (AFG) to be used for operations and safety equipment.

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Aug 25, 2020 Press Release

Wilkes-Barre, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced a $600,000 grant to the Domestic Violence Service Center through the Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women.

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Aug 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today voted in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the Delivering for America Act, legislation he co-sponsored to ensure the U.S. Postal Service continues to deliver mail efficiently during the pandemic. It now advances to the U.S. Senate.

Apr 8, 2020 In The News
Citizens' Voice

To stop workers from contracting COVID-19 and spreading it to their families, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-8, Moosic, asked federal inspectors to go to three large employers near Hazleton.

“That will happen,” Cartwright said during a news conference with Hazleton Mayor Jeff Cusat this morning.

Mar 26, 2020 In The News
FOX56

Congressman Matt Cartwright is still self-quarantining after being with a friend who tested positive for coronavirus.

But Wednesday- he hosted a telephone town hall.

The representative took questions from the public.

Some people were concerned about the impact the virus is having on local businesses.

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Feb 20, 2020 In The News
The Times Leader

We’re facing a health care crisis in this country.

Feb 11, 2020 In The News
Pocono Record

Members of Congress Matt Cartwright and Susan Wild have joined seven of their colleagues to voice concern over Medicaid changes they say could put beneficiaries at risk.

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Feb 6, 2020 In The News
The Times-Tribune

In September 2014, my life changed forever when my 2½-year-old son was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.

Despite our private insurance plan, the pharmacy bill for his insulin was outrageous. Though insulin was invented in 1922, its inflation-adjusted per-unit price tripled, at least, between the 1990s and 2014, and insulin costs per patient nearly doubled from 2012 to 2016.

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Jan 23, 2020 In The News
WBRE/WYOU/PAHomePage

Evidence of the days when coal was king linger throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania in the form of culm banks.

The job to rid those piles of waste is in dire need of funding. Now, two local lawmakers in Washington aim to keep the work on track.

Jan 23, 2020 In The News
Standard-Speaker

If U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright D-8, Moosic, gets reelected, he will have enough seniority to get more money to Northeast Pennsylvania.

The congressman told those who attended a “Coffee with the Congressman” evening at the Hazleton One Center on Wednesday night he will be lined up to chair one of a dozen subcommittees on appropriations in his next term.

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Jan 22, 2020 In The News
Pocono Record

Congressman Matt Cartwright (D-8) took some time to enjoy a cup of joe and some conversation with his constituents at the Bushkill Volunteer Fire Company on Tuesday evening.

Crowds of people from Pike County and beyond stopped off at the fire hall for Cartwright’s “Coffee with your Congressman” event to discuss matters near and dear to their hearts.

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Jan 19, 2020 In The News
FOX56

The cold and snowy weather certainly did not deter any residents or local political figures from supporting women during the fourth annual NEPA Women's March in Wilkes-Barre.

It was hard not to see the passion today at Millennium Circle on the Wilkes-Barre Riverfront.

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