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Congressman Matt Cartwright

Representing the 8th District of Pennsylvania


Press Releases

Mar 14, 2013 Press Release

Legislation Would Protect Our Water and Air

WASHINGTON –  Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-PA) and Rep.

Mar 13, 2013 Press Release
The Ryan-Republican Budget Ends Medicare Guarantee and Provides Huge Tax Cuts for the Wealthy


Mar 1, 2013 Press Release


WASHINGTON, DC – Late yesterday Rep. Matt Cartwright sent a letter to Federal Bureau of Prisons Director Charles E. Samuels, Jr. concerning the recent tragedy at USP Canaan.  In the letter Cartwright urged Samuels to expedite the Pepper Spray Pilot Program, which allows correctional officers in Federal prisons to be in possession of pepper spray during their shifts.

Feb 25, 2013 Press Release
Highlights New Report Showing that Middle Class Pennsylvanian’s Will Pay the Price Without It


Feb 15, 2013 Press Release
Says Congress Should Be Focused on Big, Balanced Plan to Prevent Sequestration, Reduce the Deficit


WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Cartwright issued the following statement after the House considered legislation that singles out middle-class federal employees by freezing their salaries for the third year in row:

Feb 12, 2013 Press Release
Today, The Senate Passed A Strong VAWA Reauthorization By a Bipartisan Vote of 78 to 22


Feb 7, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-PA) announced that the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force released its comprehensive set of policy principles designed to reduce gun violence while respecting the 2nd Amendment Rights of law-abiding Americans.