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Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 8th District of Pennsylvania


Press Releases

May 22, 2013 Press Release


WASHINGTON— Today the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is holding a hearing on “The IRS: Targeting Americans for Their Political Beliefs." Below is Rep. Cartwright’s statement:

May 16, 2013 Press Release


WASHINGTON— Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright (D-PA) and Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL) introduced H.R. 2020, the bipartisan Truth-In-Tuition Act, which requires universities and colleges to provide a four-year price model for students and parents so they can plan for the ever-increasing costs of higher education.

May 13, 2013 Press Release


WASHINGTONU.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright made the following statement today in response to reports that Internal Revenue Service singled out groups seeking tax-exempt status based upon their political affiliation:

May 9, 2013 Press Release


WASHINGTON – Today U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright along with U.S. Rep. Michael Turner (R-OH) introduced the bi-partisan Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act (FMLAA) with 31 original co-sponsors.

May 9, 2013 Press Release


WASHINGTONToday U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright testified before the House Committee on Armed Services. Below is video and text of Cartwright’s comments.

May 8, 2013 Press Release


WASHINGTONToday, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is holding a hearing on “Benghazi: Exposing Failure and Recognizing Courage.” Below is Rep. Cartwright’s statement on the hearing.

May 2, 2013 Press Release


WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Cartwright announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded an Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) to the Hughestown Hose Company #1. 

The grant in the amount of $27,360 will go towards safety and operation expenses.

Apr 28, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright announced that both COPS Hiring Program and Community Policing Development Programs have opened their application process.

Apr 26, 2013 Press Release



Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Cartwright voted yes on H.R. 1765, the Reducing Flight Delays Act.