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Quantum technology collaboration will be based in Wilkes-Barre, officials announce

Cartwright, D-8, Moosic, said the collaboration is “the kind of thing we should be doing in Northeast Pennsylvania so we don’t fall behind the rest of the nation.” The bank building is the tallest structure in Wilkes-Barre, which makes it the “perfect anchor for a quantum space corridor” since it is “the building closest to the stars,” Cartwright said.

Quantum leap: Wilkes-Barre at the forefront of space economy and national security innovation

Congressman Matt Cartwright, Nebula Space Enterprise, and the U.S. Department of Energy announcing today how aerospace and quantum technologies will push forward the U.S. Space Economy, strengthen national security, and allow our area to become a supply chain. U.S Representative Matt Cartwright along with leaders from the Department of Energy, and Department of Defense announcing today…

Officials: NEPA primed to become epicenter for nation’s quantum supply chain

Much like a science-fiction movie, Wilkes-Barre and Luzerne County appear to be turning to outer space for its next source of job creation. Michael Bloxton, co-founder and CEO of Nebula Enterprise, on Monday said Northeast Pennsylvania represents a community ready, willing and able to make itself the center of the quantum supply chain for our nation. “All the ingredients exist in these…

Cartwright Lauds DOE and DoD’s Innovative Quantum Space Technology Collaboration

Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08), Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice and Science, joined leaders from the Department of Energy (DOE) and Department of Defense (DoD) to announce a first-of-its-kind Quantum & Space Collaboration intended to accelerate the development of quantum technology in space and national defense…

Congressman Matt Cartwright Statement on House Speaker Vote

Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright released the following statement on the pending election of a new Speaker of the House. "Right now, we have no clear idea who will be the next U.S. House Speaker, leaving an unprecedented power vacuum in Congress. This severely limits America’s ability to respond to the crisis in Israel, to support Ukraine as it continues to resist Russia’s…

Representative Cartwright cosponsors ‘House Resolution,’ condemns Israel attack

“I forcefully condemn the reprehensible and unprovoked acts of terrorism commented against Israel. The loss of life is devastating and I pray for the families that have been torn apart. America stands united with Israel. We will do all that we can to ensure our strongest ally in the Middle East has the ability and the resources to restore and maintain the security and safety of all citizens in response to the violence perpetrated by Hamas.” U.S. REPRESENTATIVE MATT CARTWRIGHT (PA-08)

Cartwright Releases Statement on the Passing of Senator Dianne Feinstein

Today, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright (PA-08) released the following statement on the passing of Senator Dianne Feinstein of California: “Senator Dianne Feinstein served as a policy catalyst in the U.S. Senate, leading the charge on momentous legislation to protect our country’s national security and uphold personal safety by spearheading the Federal Assault Weapons Ban and the Violence…

Cartwright Calls Upon Speaker to Avert a Government Shutdown

U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright (PA-08) joined 97 Members of the New Democrat Coalition in a letter sent to House Speaker Kevin McCarthy calling on him to urgently advance bipartisan government funding bills similar to those advanced by the Senate and consistent with the bipartisan debt ceiling agreement that Congress and the administration negotiated in May. In the letter,…