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Cartwright Announces PMVB’s Chris Barrett as his Guest at State of the Union

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Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced that his guest for the 2023 State of the Union Address on Tuesday will be Chris Barrett, President and CEO of the Pocono Mountain Visitors Bureau. This year’s State of the Union will highlight legislative achievements that Congress has delivered over the past two years, including 2021’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and…

Cartwright letter to Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission regarding unusually high PPL Electric Utility bills

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Congressman Matt Cartwright issued the following official letter to Gladys Brown Dutrieuille, Chair of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, after constituent complaints to his office regarding unusually high PPL Electric Utility bills. Dear Chairman Dutrieuille, Since early January, my office has been in touch with a number of 8th Congressional District residents who have…

Cartwright Elected Top Democrat of the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Subcommittee

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U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today announced his election to serve as the Ranking Member of the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Subcommittee on the powerful Appropriations Committee for the 118th Congress. Cartwright, who has served on the House Appropriations Committee since 2016, will also serve as the second-highest Democrat of the Financial Services and…

Delaware Valley Student Receives Service Academy Nomination From Rep. Matt Cartwright

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A Delaware Valley High School student has become one of 17 students to receive a nomination to the United States Service Academies from Representative Matthew Cartwright. Aden Dierksen of Milford has been nominated to the United States Military Academy, Air Force Academy, Merchant Marine Academy and Naval Academy. In order to receive a nomination, Cartwright says students had to complete…

Rep. Cartwright announces 4 Service Academy nominations for Luzerne County

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U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-Moosic, this week announced his nomination of 17 Northeastern Pennsylvania students as candidates to the United States Service Academies — four of the nominees reside in Luzerne County. The U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy and the U.S. Merchant Marines Academy require a congressional nomination to be considered for…

Rep. Cartwright Announces Service Academy Nominations for the Eighth Congressional District

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Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced his nomination of 17 Northeastern Pennsylvania students as candidates to the United States Service Academies. The U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy and the U.S. Merchant Marines Academy require a congressional nomination to be considered for admission “These students are among…

Cartwright, Meuser talk 118th Congress from opposite sides of the aisle

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“I’m more committed than ever to bringing this funding home to drive regional economic growth, create jobs, fight crime, and provide much-needed public works projects,” Cartwright said. Right now, both chambers of Congress are held by extremely thin margins. Without a doubt, both parties will have to find some common ground to enact our respective agendas for the next two years.”

Rep. Cartwright Announces Over $180 Million to Increase Federal Bureau of Prison Hiring Efforts Nationwide

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“This much-needed financial support will provide robust federal investment in the safety of our federal prisons and the brave correction officers who go to work in them every day. I was proud to deliver this essential funding as the chair of the Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee,” said Rep. Cartwright.