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Cartwright announces $400,000 to support regional businesses

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U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-8, Moosic, announced $400,000 in funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission on Tuesday for the Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance’s PREP Program. The program provides hands-on technical assistance to small and medium-sized businesses and local governments in the form of business financing, export promotion and procurement…

Postal service skewered for its poor performance during a bipartisan hearing in Philadelphia

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In a congressional hearing in Philadelphia Wednesday, legislators publicly flogged the U.S. Postal Service for its poor performance in Pennsylvania for the last few years, with delayed, missing and stolen mail, staffing shortages, and crime against postal workers. “We’ve heard horror stories from constituents that the U.S. mail is going unsorted and without enough workers to deliver it,”…

Owners praised as new travel plaza opens along Interstate 81 in Luzerne County

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U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-8, Moosic, attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday morning and watched as organizers raised a massive American flag. He referenced the new company name after it had been Liberty Travel from its founding in 1988 until 2020. “You expanded into restaurants and hotels and rebranded from Liberty Travel Plaza to Onvo. It’s that entrepreneurial spirit that has sustained America’s prosperity for a couple of centuries,” Cartwright said as he stood in front of the new travel plaza with Sonny Singh, chief real estate officer, Andy Aulakh, chief business development officer, and Gerald Daniel, chief operating officer of Onvo.

VA Failing Veterans Affected By Toxic Exposure And How Camp Lejeune Justice Act Of 2021 May Aid Rejection Crisis

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In March of the same year, Matthew Cartwright submitted the Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2021 to the House for consideration. Even though it was seldom discussed and its progress was ultimately stunted, the bill was redrafted the following year and received strong support from both democrats and republicans.

NASA Industry Day Set for Sept. 23

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“Northeastern Pennsylvania has a proud industrial heritage, and I’m looking forward to helping our local businesses work with NASA on advancing America’s world-leading space exploration program,” said Rep. Cartwright, who chairs the Commerce-Justice-Science Appropriations Subcommittee, which funds NASA. “I thank NASA for their valued effort to form successful partnerships with local businesses that will generate a strong economic impact in our community.”