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Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 8th District of Pennsylvania

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Aug 30, 2019 Press Release

Scranton, PACongressman Matt Cartwright (PA-o8) is pleased to announce that the USDA is accepting applications for loan guarantees and grants to help small businesses and agricultural producers invest in energy efficiency.

Aug 29, 2019 Press Release

Carbondale, PA- Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-o8) announced a federal grant of nearly $29,000 for the city of Carbondale to meet its firefighting and emergency response needs.

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Aug 28, 2019 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-o8) announced $85,000 in federal grants to improve the quality of two health care facilities in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

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Aug 22, 2019 Press Release
One Grant Will Fund Feasibility Study For New Local Dairy Processing Plant; Another Will Expand Access to Natural Gas

Scranton, PA – On Friday, Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced nearly $135,000 in federal grants that will bolster economic development in Wayne County, including one grant that will pave the way for a new local dairy processing plant.

The funding comes from two U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) grants:

Aug 21, 2019 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-o8) announced a $1,000,000 federal grant from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Aug 12, 2019 Press Release

Scranton, PA – Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced $334,000 in federal grants from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Aug 2, 2019 Press Release

Tannersville, PA – On Friday, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced nearly $30,000 in federal funds to plan and establish a Farm to School program in Monroe County, an initiative that will increase local students’ access to fresh food and help them create healthy nutrition habits from a young age.

Jul 25, 2019 Press Release
Two Bills Would Close Loopholes To Make Oil & Gas Industries Comply With Hazardous Waste Protections & Standards

Washington, DC - On Thursday, Rep. Matt Cartwright (PA-08) introduced two pieces of legislation to hold oil and gas industries accountable to national standards for water and air protection.

Jul 24, 2019 Press Release

Scranton, PA – On Wednesday, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced over $1.5 million in federal funding for Scranton-Lackawanna County Head Start, which will be used to continue providing comprehensive early education programs to children in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Jul 19, 2019 Press Release
Five Staffers Were Rushed To A Hospital This Week After Experiencing Dizziness During Cell Searches; Airborne Exposure to Unknown Drugs Is Suspected

 

Canaan Twp., PA –U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) visited a federal penitentiary in Wayne County on Friday morning amid reports that five of the facility’s correctional officers fell ill this week during routine cell checks.

 

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