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Apr 21, 2020 Press Release
Coronavirus Frontline Workers Fair Pay Act boosts high-risk health care workers pay by up to $35,000; up to $25,000 for other essential employees

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today unveiled the Coronavirus Frontline Workers Fair Pay Act, a proposal to provide hazard pay to health care professionals and other essential workers.

Apr 21, 2020 Press Release

Luzerne County, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced the release of $80,000 from the Appalachian Regional Commission to the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, Inc. (D&L) for their Delaware and Lehigh Trail Town Program.

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Apr 17, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) is leading his Pennsylvania Congressional colleagues Fred Keller (R-PA-12), Dan Meuser (R-PA-09), Susan Wild (D-PA-07) and Madeleine Dean (D-PA-04) in fighting to provide all community health centers in Pennsylvania and across the U.S.

Apr 17, 2020 Press Release

Honesdale, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright welcomed the release of $148,750 from the Appalachian Regional Commission to the Wayne Economic Development Corporation (WEDCO) to expand broadband internet access in Wayne County.

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Apr 17, 2020 Press Release

Scranton, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today welcomed the release of $75,750 to the The Wright Center for Community Health as part of the newly created Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program for COVID-19 response.

Apr 15, 2020 Press Release
More than 3,000 Joined Rep. Cartwright’s Second Telephone Town Hall Focused on the Coronavirus Pandemic

Scranton, PA – On Tuesday evening, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) hosted a telephone town hall to discuss the federal response to COVID-19, his second telephone town hall event focused on COVID-19 in three weeks. Cartwright was joined by:

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Apr 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced that he has introduced a resolution, with the support of 13 of his House colleagues, recognizing the essential workers across the nation who are keeping the critical parts of our economy running during the fight against COVID-19.

Apr 14, 2020 Press Release

Scranton, PA – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today welcomed the release of $20,044,362 to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) as part of the newly created Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act Airport Grant Program. These funds provide financial relief to eligible U.S.

Apr 13, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) supported the Coronavirus Community Relief Act (H.R. 6467), legislation led by Rep.

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