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Jul 7, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – During a House Appropriations Subcommittee markup on Monday evening, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) supported the advancement of the fiscal year 2021 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs funding bill to the full committee, where it will be considered on Thursday, July 9.

Jul 6, 2020 Press Release

Pocono Summit, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced that Danielle Banfield, who recently graduated from Pocono Mountain West High School, was selected as the winner of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition in the Eighth Congressional District of Pennsylvania.

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Jul 2, 2020 Press Release

Dallas, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced that Misericordia University was awarded $263,567 in federal relief amid the coronavirus pandemic through the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

Jul 1, 2020 Press Release

Avoca, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced a total federal award of $1,678,258 through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) to extend a taxiway and increase efficiency at our region’s only mid-sized airport.

Jul 1, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today voted to pass the Moving Forward Act in the U.S. House of Representatives, which includes two of his bills that would address the problem of abandoned mine lands in northeastern Pennsylvania and across the country.

Jun 30, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis today unveiled a comprehensive framework to create jobs and combat the climate crisis, which incorporates 12 of U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright’s (PA-08) bills as critical tools in this effort – more than any other member of the U.S. House.

Jun 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today voted to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act in the U.S. House, which would strengthen protections for people with pre-existing conditions and reduce out-of-pocket health care costs.

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Jun 26, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and several Republican attorneys general filed briefs in California v. Texas before the Supreme Court, asking that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) be struck down in its entirety as the U.S.

Jun 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced support for the sweeping new House infrastructure proposal unveiled this week, the Moving Forward Act, which includes two of his bills that would address the problem of abandoned mine lands in northeastern Pennsylvania and across the country.

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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