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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.

Jun 25, 2020 Press Release

Wilkes-Barre, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced a total of $30,000 awarded to the Wyoming Historical and Geological Society through a National Endowment for the Humanities CARES Act economic stabilization grant.

Jun 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) joined U.S. Rep. Katie Porter (CA-45) and 77 of his U.S.

Jun 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced his support for the Justice in Policing Act of 2020, which will be considered on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives later this week.

Jun 19, 2020 Press Release

Scranton, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced that The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education received $6,054,730 from the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) Payment Program.

Jun 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (D-PA-08) and U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) led a group of Congressional Democrats and Republicans representing Pennsylvania in introducing the Pennsylvania National Heritage Area Reauthorization Act.

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