Matt (Matt) Cartwright (D-08)

US Representative Matt Cartwright

Matt (Matt) Cartwright (D-08)
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Capitol: 202.225.5546
FAX: 202.226.0996
District: 570.751.0050
Representative
Room 2102 RHOB- Rayburn House Office Building 50 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20515-3808
8 Silk Mill Drive
Hawley, PA 18428
Residence:Moosic, PA

Committee Assignments

ChairmanHouse Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
Co-ChairCongressional Aluminum Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Clean Water Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Bureau of Prisons Reform Caucus (BOP)
FC MemberCongressional Full Employment Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Ski and Snowboard Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Structured Settlements Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Public Transportation Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Disaster Relief Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Writers Caucus
FC MemberDemocratic Outreach and Engagement Task Force
FC MemberMiddle-Class Working Group
FC MemberCongressional Appalachian National Scenic Trail Caucus
Vice ChairHouse Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government
FC MemberCongressional Cement Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Battlefield Caucus
FC MemberCongressional National Parks Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Scouting Caucus
FC MemberIran Human Rights and Democracy Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Prescription Drug Abuse
FC MemberCongressional Coal Caucus
FC MemberFree File Caucus
FC MemberGerman-American Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Pollinator Protection Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Adult Literacy Caucus
FC MemberFriends of Ireland Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Watchdog Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Dietary Supplement Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Nepal Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Caucus
FC MemberUnexploded Ordnance (UXO)/Demining Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Submarine Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Men's Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Savings and Ownership Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Financial and Economic Literacy Caucus
FC MemberHouse Congressional Academic Medicine Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional School Health and Safety Caucus
FC MemberCongressional History Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Maker Caucus (3D Printing Caucus)
FC MemberCongressional Military Mental Health Caucus
FC MemberAd Hoc Congressional Committee on Irish Affairs
FC MemberCongressional Skin Cancer Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Peace Corps Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Public-Private Partnerships (P3)
FC MemberCongressional Baseball Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Tourette Syndrome
FC MemberCongressional Wildlife Refuge Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Ukraine Caucus
FC MemberHouse Public Works and Infrastructure Caucus
FC MemberFriends of a Free, Democratic, and Stable Syria Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Motorsports Caucus
FC MemberMilitary Veterans Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Cybersecurity Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Friends of Thailand Caucus
FC MemberPublic Broadcasting Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Historic Preservation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Taiwan Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Poland
FC MemberHouse Military Depot and Industrial Facilities Caucus
Vice ChairSustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC)
FC MemberCongressional Public Service Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Energy Savings Performance Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Hearing Health Caucus
FC MemberMilitary Sexual Assault and Prevention Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Childhood Cancer Caucus
FC MemberCongressional STEAM Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Task Force on Seniors
FC MemberBipartisan Disabilities Caucus (BDC)
FC MemberCongressional Recycling Caucus
FC MemberDefense Communities Congressional Caucus
FC MemberInvisible Wounds Caucus
FC MemberHouse Congressional Veterans Jobs Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Planetary Science Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Deaf Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Independent Colleges Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Coalition for Combating Anti-Semitism
FC MemberHouse National Service Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Kidney Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Steel Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus (ATR)
FC MemberCongressional Military Families Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Soils Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Small Business Caucus
FC MemberRenewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
FC MemberCongressional Bike Caucus
FC MemberHouse Manufacturing Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Travel and Tourism Caucus
FC MemberHouse General Aviation Caucus
FC MemberAuto Care Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Smart Cities
FC MemberCongressional Cystic Fibrosis Caucus
FC MemberAhmadiyya Muslim Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Community Health Center Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Safe Climate Caucus
FC MemberBlue Collar Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Manufactured Housing Caucus
FC MemberInternational Conservation Caucus (ICC)
FC MemberUSO Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Nursing Caucus
FC MemberClimate Solutions Caucus (House)
FC MemberCongressional Caucus to End the Youth Vaping Epidemic
FC MemberCongressional Philanthropy Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Hazards Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Fire Services Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Caucus
FC MemberCongressional TRIO Caucus
FC MemberHouse Small Brewers Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Foster Youth
FC MemberCongressional Gun Violence Prevention Task Force
FC MemberCoalition for Autism Research and Education (CARE)
FC MemberCongressional Diabetes Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Appropriations
FC MemberExpand Social Security Caucus (House)
FC MemberCongressional Animal Protection Caucus
FC MemberBicameral Congressional Caucus on Parkinson's Disease
FC MemberCongressional Mental Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Progressive Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ+) Equality Caucus

Bio

U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright represents Pennsylvania's 8th Congressional District and was first sworn into Congress on January 3, 2013. In Congress, Matt is committed to working across the aisle to advocate for working families. Matt's priorities include strengthening the middle class, creating jobs, ensuring quality health care, protecting seniors, and supporting veterans and military families. A strong believer in working with members of both political parties, Matt has introduced more bills with Democratic and Republican support than any other House Democrat since he was first elected. That is one of the reasons he was named one of the most effective House Democrats by the nonpartisan Center for Effective Lawmaking. Matt serves on the powerful House Appropriations Committee and is the chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee for Commerce, Justice and Science, where he oversees more than $70 billion in annual federal spending on matters of economic development, law enforcement, and science and innovation. He is also the Vice Chair of the Financial Services & General Government Appropriations Subcommittee. Matt serves as a voice for Northeastern Pennsylvania in House leadership as one of the co-chairs of the House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC). He is committed to ensuring rural areas like ours are represented at the highest levels of the federal government. Matt graduated magna cum laude with a history degree from Hamilton College in 1983. He earned his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1986, where he was a member of law review. Matt lives in Moosic with his wife, Marion. They have two sons, Jack and Matthew.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2012    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Marion Munley   DOB: 5/1/1961
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