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Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 8th District of Pennsylvania

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Sep 23, 2019 Press Release

Pike County, PA – On Monday, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced a $300,000 federal grant to hire dental professionals and expand oral health infrastructure in Pike County. The grant will be awarded by the U.S.

Sep 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Matt Cartwright (PA-08) and Debbie Dingell (MI-12) introduced legislation that will protect American taxpayers by prohibiting the dangerous practice of “self-bonding” in the coal sector.

Sep 19, 2019 Press Release

Honesdale, PA - Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-o8) announced a federal grant to help the borough of Honesdale meet its firefighting needs.

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Sep 17, 2019 Press Release
Bipartisan Bill Emphasizes Pre-Disaster Mitigation, Government-Wide Risk Management & Cost-Saving Initiatives

WASHINGTON –Reps. Matt Cartwright (PA-08) and Daniel Webster (FL-11) unveiled legislation on Tuesday to make sure Americans are prepared for extreme weather events, establishing best practices across the government in order to protect communities while saving taxpayer money.

Sep 17, 2019 Press Release

Luzerne County, PA - Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-o8) announced two federal grants that will enhance the work of first responders in the boroughs of Kingston and Avoca in Luzerne County.

The two grants total $84,545.45, and will be awarded in the following way:

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Sep 13, 2019 Press Release

Wilkes-Barre, PA- On Friday, Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-o8) announced $486,615 in federal funding for Wilkes University to acquire high-performance scientific technology for research and instruction.

Sep 13, 2019 Press Release

Luzerne County, PA- Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-o8) announced a federal grant of nearly $62,000 for the borough of Hughestown to meet its firefighting and emergency response needs.

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Sep 9, 2019 Press Release
AML Act Will Reauthorize Fund That Helps Millions of Americans in Coal Country, Including Many in Pennsylvania

WASHINGTON –Representatives Matt Cartwright (PA-08) and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) introduced legislation on Monday to clean up America’s abandoned coal mines, by ensuring states have enough resources to restore polluted sites to their original condition and to spur new economic development in former coal communities. 

Sep 5, 2019 Press Release

Pike County, PA- On Thursday, Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced a federal grant being awarded to the Westfall Township Volunteer Fire Department to meet its firefighting and emergency response needs.

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Sep 5, 2019 Press Release

Tobyhanna, PA- On Thursday, Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced nearly $155,000 in federal funding to meet the needs of the Pocono Mountain Regional EMS, which provides emergency services to Mount Pocono Borough, Barrett, Coolbaugh, Paradise, Tobyhanna, Tunkhannock, and parts of Price Townships.

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