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Cartwright Announces Start of Open Enrollment for ACA Healthcare Coverage

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Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) released the following statement on the first day of the 2023 ACA open enrollment period. Americans must sign up by Dec. 15, 2022, to have coverage beginning Jan. 1, 2023. The open enrollment period ends Jan. 15, 2023: “Open enrollment begins today for the Affordable Care Act marketplace, and I encourage Northeast…

Cartwright announces funding for nursing education initiative

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Nearly $1 million in federal funding will support a Geisinger nurse education initiative, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-8, Moosic, announced Wednesday. The $972,980 in funding will be administered by Geisinger School of Nursing within the Geisinger College of Health Sciences. The school will use it to develop learning modules for nurses interested in taking on additional…

Cartwright Announces Nearly $1 million in Federal Funding Coming Back to the Region for Nursing Education

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Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced $972,980 in federal funding is heading back to the region from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine to develop its nursing education program. “These federal dollars will go a long way in addressing the national and regional nursing shortage,” said Rep. Cartwright. “This…

In Recognition of Dr. Vincent Ross

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HON. MATT CARTWRIGHT OF PENNSYLVANIA FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2022 IN RECOGNITION OF DR. VINCENT L. ROSS, MD, ITALIAN AMERICAN MAN OF THE YEAR     Madam Speaker, today I honor Dr. Vincent L. Ross, MD, who will be named the Italian American Man of the Year by the Columbus Day Association of Lackawanna County at their annual gathering on Sunday, October 9, 2022. Dr. Ross was…

Sen. Bob Casey and Rep. Matt Cartwright Join Protect Our Care Bus Tour to Tell Pennsylvanians That Help Is on the Way Thanks to the Inflation Reduction Act

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Today, Senator Bob Casey and Representative Matt Cartwright will join health care advocates and local residents as part of Protect Our Care’s nationwide bus tour to celebrate the Inflation Reduction Act’s measures to drive down health care costs for millions of working families and seniors. At Wednesday’s event, speakers will discuss how the bill lowers premiums for 13 million…

LCCC panel discusses labor shortage, workforce training options

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Doing so is essential, Cartwright said, because the focus of many government officials has been forced to change from bringing jobs to their region to training a local workforce that could fill those modern jobs. He cited the exciting promise of the fracking boom, dashed when most high paying positions went to people with the needed experience from out of state.

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.