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Congressman Matt Cartwright Statement on House Speaker Vote

Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright released the following statement on the pending election of a new Speaker of the House. "Right now, we have no clear idea who will be the next U.S. House Speaker, leaving an unprecedented power vacuum in Congress. This severely limits America’s ability to respond to the crisis in Israel, to support Ukraine as it continues to resist Russia’s…

Cartwright Cosponsors Bipartisan House Resolution Condemning Attack on Israel

U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) is an original cosponsor of a bipartisan House Resolution condemning the attack on Israel and declaring that the United States stands ready for urgent requests for additional assistance. “I forcefully condemn the reprehensible and unprovoked acts of terrorism committed against Israel. The loss of life is devastating, and I pray for the…

Rep. Cartwright Reintroduces Bipartisan MADE in America Act

Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-08), along with representatives Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-GA), Darren Soto (D-FL), and Carol Miller (R-WV), reintroduced a bill to make the U.S. pharmaceutical supply chain less dependent on China and other foreign adversaries. According to the Food and Drug Administration, approximately 72 percent of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) used in the…

House Passes National Defense Authorization Act

Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (D-PA-08) joined his House colleagues in passing the 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes language from his Military Spouse Job Continuity Act. The Military Spouse Job Continuity Act extends for five years a $1,000 reimbursement to military spouses who are…

U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright Cosponsoring The Strained Partnership Act

“It’s outrageous that by inflating global oil prices, OPEC has chosen to financially empower Putin, further funding his criminal war against Ukraine,” said Rep. Cartwright. “As a nation, we need to reevaluate our relationship with the Saudis and remind them who the superpower is.”

Rep. Cartwright Statement on the Boycott of Russian Oil

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) made the following statement on the boycott of Russian oil:  “I support the Administration’s decision to ban Russian oil. This will place a severe economic loss on the Russian government and hold Russia accountable by further isolating it from the world and leaving it weakened in every way.  Russia’s…

Rep. Cartwright Statement on Russia’s Attack on Ukraine

Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) made the following statement on Russia’s attack on Ukraine:  “Putin’s attack on Ukraine is unjustified and will bring catastrophic loss and suffering. I stand with the people of Ukraine in condemning this act and will join my colleagues in responding in a swift and strong manner. We will hold Russia accountable.”