WILKES-BARRE — U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright announced he has secured $1 million in Federal funding to promote business development in the Wyoming Valley.
Cartwright, D-Moosic, said the Community Project Funding came from a request he submitted to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government.
Cartwright said the subcommittee will review the bill and is expected to approve the bill for full committee consideration on Tuesday, June 29. After full committee review, it will move to the House floor for a vote.
Titled “Project Elevate” and sponsored by the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Business & Industry — a division of the Greater Wyoming Valley Chamber of Commerce — its goal is economic and social revitalization in the Greater Wyoming Valley.