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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.

Cartwright: Don't mess with Social Security

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“Let’s not mess with a good thing. Social Security is one of the greatest things that our government has done,” Cartwright said. “And remember — it’s an insurance program that you paid into your whole lives and you’re entitled to be secure that you are going to get the payback in your senior years.”

Biden signs veterans benefits bill that includes Cartwright legislation

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A local congressman visited the White House on Wednesday to watch President Joe Biden sign a new veterans benefits law that contains provisions he wrote. U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-8, Moosic, appeared with dozens of other lawmakers, veterans and their families as Biden signed the “burn pits” law that also helps Marines sickened from drinking contaminated water while training at…

U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright Attends White House Bill Signing Ceremony for PACT Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright (PA-08) was among a group of lawmakers on hand today at the White House Rose Garden for President Joe Biden’s bill signing ceremony for the PACT Act. “I was proud to witness the signing of the PACT Act, which includes The Camp Lejeune Justice Act, bipartisan legislation I sponsored along with Republican Congressman Greg Murphy and Democratic…