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Mar 27, 2020 Press Release
Cartwright Worked to Ensure Bill Included Strong Support for Health Care Workers, Families, Seniors; Sweeping $2 Trillion Package Invests Billions in State/Local Response Efforts, Provides Direct Cash Payments for Working Americans, Seniors on Social Security

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today submitted an official statement for the Congressional Record outlining his support for the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the third coronavirus relief package put forward by Congress, which passed the House today. It passed the U.S.

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Mar 27, 2020 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced new supplemental federal funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to northeastern Pennsylvania health centers to meet the evolving COVID-19 needs in their respective communities.

Mar 23, 2020 Press Release

Scranton, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced temporary changes to his Congressional office operations in order to remain open amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Mar 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) has joined several of his Democratic and Republican colleagues in calling for urgent action to bolster the U.S. supply of medical personal protective equipment (PPE) to keep doctors and first responders safe as they fight the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Mar 19, 2020 Press Release

Scranton, PA – On a video press conference call today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced that beginning Friday, March 20, his Scranton district office phone line, 570-341-1050, will be open for extended hours to serve as a coronavirus ‘hotline’ for constituents seeking help from the federal government during this difficult time.

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Mar 18, 2020 Press Release

Scranton, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced that he is self-quarantining at his home in northeastern Pennsylvania for the next 14 days after interacting with a family friend who tested positive for COVID-19.

Mar 14, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) voted to pass the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201) in the U.S.

Mar 12, 2020 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced that Scranton Primary Health Care Center Inc. received $1,244,504 in federal funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Health Center Cluster grant program.

Mar 9, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) and Republican U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) introduced the Help Extend Auditory Relief (HEAR) Act to expand hearing benefits for seniors on Medicare.

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