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Virtual State of Scranton with U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright on American Rescue Plan Act

Monday, 12 April, 2021

The spring semester’s State of Scranton series seminar will be offered virtually on Monday, April 12 at 12 p.m. with Representative Matt Cartwright, U.S. House Representative for PA's 8th Congressional District.

In this online public presentation and discussion, U.S. Rep. Cartwright will provide an overview of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. University faculty, staff, and students, along with Greater Scranton area community members, are invited to attend this special virtual presentation that will highlight key components of the American Rescue Plan and discuss the impact of this legislation for the people of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

The Zoom session will include Opening Comments and Q&A. Registration is required before 9 a.m. on April 12 at:

For questions, please email

State of Scranton

Through campus and guest speakers, this series serves to engage the varied opportunities and challenges facing the Greater Scranton Area. Q&A and discussion will provide an opportunity for engagement. We are pleased to provide this seminar in a virtual format during this extraordinary time.

U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright

U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright represents Pennsylvania’s 8th Congressional District and is committed to working across the aisle to advocate for working families advancing priorities including strengthening the middle class, creating jobs, ensuring quality health care, protecting seniors, and supporting veterans and military families. Matt serves on the powerful House Appropriations Committee; is the chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee for Commerce, Justice and Science; is the Vice Chair of the Financial Services & General Government Appropriations Subcommittee; and is one of the co-chairs of the House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC). Matt graduated magna cum laude with a history degree from Hamilton College in1983. He earned his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1986, where he was a member of law review.



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