The Congressman takes very seriously the responsibility that he has to represent local interests in Washington. He is keenly aware of the nuances of and challenges facing this geographically diverse and expansive district.
Over the long term, the district lags beyond the country in job creation. To fight this, Congressman Cartwright is working to create good paying jobs that cannot be outsourced and investing in the small business that drive economic growth.
As an outgrowth of this, the Congressman is working to restore freight and passenger rail service to all parts of the district.
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Scranton, PA – Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright announced that the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) awarded $80,000 to Lackawanna College for the purchase of sonography equipment for its medical diagnostic, treatment, and occupational therapy programs. The funds will be utilized to help outfit the College’s laboratory for the training of certified ultrasound technicians and assistants.
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Washington, DC – Today, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government passed a bill that included language from U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright’s Wage Grade Employee Parity Act. Rep. Cartwright is a member of the Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee. The bill now goes before the full House Appropriations Committee for consideration.
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