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Biden signs veterans benefits bill that includes Cartwright legislation

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A local congressman visited the White House on Wednesday to watch President Joe Biden sign a new veterans benefits law that contains provisions he wrote. U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-8, Moosic, appeared with dozens of other lawmakers, veterans and their families as Biden signed the “burn pits” law that also helps Marines sickened from drinking contaminated water while training at Camp Lejeune, No...

U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright Attends White House Bill Signing Ceremony for PACT Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright (PA-08) was among a group of lawmakers on hand today at the White House Rose Garden for President Joe Biden’s bill signing ceremony for the PACT Act. “I was proud to witness the signing of the PACT Act, which includes The Camp Lejeune Justice Act, bipartisan legislation I sponsored along with Republican Congressman Greg Murphy and Democratic Congressman...

Congressman Cartwright announces Community Project Funds for Wayne, Pike and Monroe Counties

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Over $10 million in funding is being used to fund projects in Wayne, Pike and Monroe counties. Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-08) made the announcement Tuesday that the funding, totaling $10.4 million, will fund new construction at the Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport, a storm pipe replacement project, and a major road repair and paving project for State Route 590.

Rep. Cartwright Announces $1.6 Million in Federal Funding to Support Family Planning, Preventive Health Care Services

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Eighth Congressional District, Pennsylvania – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced $1,609,630 from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to Maternal and Family Health Services (MFHS). This funding is part of a $256.6 million nationwide investment to expand access to affordable, high-quality, patient-centered family planning and related health care services. “I a...

Rep. Cartwright Announces $5.1 Million in Federal Funding for Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Centers

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Eighth Congressional District, Pennsylvania – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced that Scranton Primary Health Care Center, Inc.; the Rural Health Corporation of Northeastern Pennsylvania; and Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers will receive a total of $5,108,458 in Health Center Cluster grants from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Scranton Primary He...

Rep. Cartwright and Advocates Highlight Anniversary of Affordable Care Act and the Need to Lower Drug Prices

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Scranton, PA –U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today was joined by local partners and Protect Our Care Pennsylvania to celebrate the twelve-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act and to continue discussions on lowering prescription drug costs. The Affordable Care Act, which was signed into law on March 23, 2010, has lowered costs and expanded access to care nationwide. The historic...

Rep. Cartwright Announces $11.9 Million for NEPA Health Care Providers Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic

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Eighth Congressional District, Pennsylvania – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced $11,941,411.95 in Provider Relief Fund (PRF) Phase 4 payments allocated to the Eighth Congressional District. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), will be distributing the funds to 139 providers in Northeaster...