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Jul 10, 2020 Press Release
With another PPE shortage looming as coronavirus cases surge nationwide, Cartwright says domestic production is critical for public health and national security

Washington, D.C. – U.S.

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
Climate action framework unveiled today incorporates 12 Cartwright-led bills to boost U.S. resilience to extreme weather, support 21st century manufacturing, protect clean water & air

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
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act would lower costs for millions of Americans

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
New Report Finds 996,000 Pennsylvanians Could Lose Health Coverage if Lawsuit is Successful

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.

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