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Jul 16, 2020 Press Release

Scranton, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced a $742,450 grant to Lackawanna County from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to reconstruct and widen a 1.2-mile section of roadway and install two bus shelters to service the Stauffer Industrial Park, which supports 2,861 jobs across 17 businesses.

Jul 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday evening, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) voted in the House Appropriations Committee to advance the fiscal year 2021 Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies funding bill to the House floor, where it will be considered later this month.

Jul 14, 2020 Press Release

Pittston, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced the Economic Development Council of Northeastern Pennsylvania (dba NEPA Alliance) received $400,000 in CARES Act recovery assistance through the Economic Development Administration (EDA).

Jul 13, 2020 Press Release

Hawley, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced a $60,000 grant to Lackawanna College through the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to support nursing education at the school's Lake Region Center campus.

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.

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