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Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 8th District of Pennsylvania

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Dec 19, 2019 Press Release

Luzerne County, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced a $4,687,441 federal grant awarded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to Luzerne County Head Start to provide high-quality, comprehensive, early childhood education for children in Luzerne and Wyoming Counties.

Dec 18, 2019 Press Release

 

Ashley, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced a $97,546 federal grant awarded through the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to the Earth Conservancy to support one 18-month cycle of its Environmental Workforce Training (EWT) Program.

Dec 16, 2019 Press Release
Rep. Cartwright Fought Successfully to Double Funding Available for Local Grants


Washington, DC – House and Senate leaders today reached an agreement on two fiscal year 2020 federal spending packages, one of which includes funding secured by Rep. Cartwright to offset the costs of improving stormwater infrastructure in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Dec 13, 2019 Press Release

 

Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced that the Economic Development Council of Northeastern Pennsylvania received a $70,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce, distributed via the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) for economic development district planning.

Dec 12, 2019 Press Release

 

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) voted to pass H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act, in the House, landmark legislation to strengthen the health and financial security of America’s seniors and families struggling under the weight of skyrocketing prescription drug prices.

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Dec 11, 2019 Press Release

 

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) and U.S. Senator Bob Casey (PA) introduced the Locality Pay Equity Act in both the U.S. House and Senate.

Dec 10, 2019 Press Release


Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today issued a statement following the announcement that House Democrats and the Trump administration reached a deal to secure improvements to the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

Nov 21, 2019 Press Release

Milford, PA – On Wednesday, Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-o8) announced new federal funding to improve the infrastructure that supplies water to thousands of Pennsylvania families in Pike County.

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