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Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 8th District of Pennsylvania

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Jan 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the addition of the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies (MilCon-VA) Subcommittee to his House Appropriations Subcommittee lineup.

Jan 15, 2019 Press Release

Honesdale, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded a $1,574,961 Health Center Cluster grant to Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers. The Health Center Cluster Grant provides for expanded and sustained national investment in health centers.

Jan 8, 2019 Press Release

Luzerne, Pennsylvania – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that Luzerne County Head Start received $9,136,837 in federal funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. These funds are used for the continuation of high quality, comprehensive, early childhood education.

Jan 4, 2019 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright released the following statement on the introduction of H.R. 1, the For the People Act:

Jan 3, 2019 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright released the following statement after being sworn-in to the 116th Congress:

Dec 27, 2018 Press Release

Wilkes Barre, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Agency (HHS) has awarded a $3,074,309 grant to Rural Health Corporation of Northeastern PA in Wilkes-Barre. 

Dec 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—After successful passage of H.R. 2, The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, (commonly known as the Farm Bill) Congressman Matt Cartwright highlighted the gains achieved, especially for those in Northeast Pennsylvania.

Dec 6, 2018 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded three grants totaling $11,930,201 to The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education (WCGME).  

Nov 29, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-17) released the following statement after being elected Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) by his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives:

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Nov 14, 2018 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development division awarded The Wright Center a $463,223 Distance Learning and Telemedicine grant to enable doctors to communicate with patients via electronic technology.

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