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Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 8th District of Pennsylvania

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Aug 21, 2019 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-o8) announced a $1,000,000 federal grant from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Aug 12, 2019 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-o8) announced $334,000 in federal grants from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Aug 2, 2019 Press Release

Tannersville, PA – On Friday, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced nearly $30,000 in federal funds to plan and establish a Farm to School program in Monroe County, an initiative that will increase local students’ access to fresh food and help them create healthy nutrition habits from a young age.

Jul 25, 2019 Press Release
Two Bills Would Close Loopholes To Make Oil & Gas Industries Comply With Hazardous Waste Protections & Standards

Washington, DC - On Thursday, Rep. Matt Cartwright (PA-08) introduced two pieces of legislation to hold oil and gas industries accountable to national standards for water and air protection.

Jul 24, 2019 Press Release

Scranton, PA – On Wednesday, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced over $1.5 million in federal funding for Scranton-Lackawanna County Head Start, which will be used to continue providing comprehensive early education programs to children in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Jul 19, 2019 Press Release
Five Staffers Were Rushed To A Hospital This Week After Experiencing Dizziness During Cell Searches; Airborne Exposure to Unknown Drugs Is Suspected

 

Canaan Twp., PA –U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) visited a federal penitentiary in Wayne County on Friday morning amid reports that five of the facility’s correctional officers fell ill this week during routine cell checks.

 

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Jul 17, 2019 Press Release

Scranton, PA  Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced up to $16 million in available federal funding for local organizations to help veterans and socially-disadvantaged Pennsylvanians who are looking to own and operate ranches and farms.

Jul 12, 2019 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright announced that the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded three grants totaling $6,812,541 to The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education, a non-profit consortium focused on training regional medical professionals who go on to serve vulnerable populations.  

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Jun 27, 2019 Press Release
The new funding will allow Marywood University to recruit 20 diverse and academically-talented STEM students, mainly mathematics and biology majors, to teach math and science in high-need Pennsylvania school districts.
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Jun 26, 2019 Press Release
Bill Would Strengthen Protection for Unions and Set Standards for Workplace Conditions After Devastating Janus v. AFSCME Decision
The Public Service Freedom to Negotiate Act will establish the right of every public sector employee to join a union and bargain collectively.

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