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Congressional Tipoffs Involving Pennsylvania Newsletter for Sunday December 29, 2019 ( 7 items )  

Rep. Cartwright Announces $3 Million in HHS Funds for Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education
SCRANTON, Pennsylvania, Dec. 24 -- Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-Pennsylvania, issued the following news release: U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded two grants worth a combined total of $3,188,368 to The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education. The Wright Center provides medical residency training for primary care physicians in Northeastern Pennsylvania and across the country in part through the Health Resour  more

Rep. Cartwright Announces Over $1 Million in HHS Funds to Rural Health Corporation of Northeastern PA
WILKES-BARRE, Pennsylvania, Dec. 28 -- Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-Pennsylvania, issued the following news release: U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08) announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded $1,034,770 to the Rural Health Corporation of Northeastern Pennsylvania (RHC), which is headquartered in Wilkes-Barre. The funds will be used to maintain RHC's current scope of health care services in its seven locations throughout the region. RHC provides compreh  more

Rep. Fitzpatrick Heads to Middle East to Spend Christmas With Troops
WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 -- Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pennsylvania, issued the following news release: Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) will spend his third consecutive Christmas visiting with U.S. troops deployed in the Middle East, whose missions include critical operations in war theaters throughout the region. Fitzpatrick will be in various undisclosed locations in the CENTCOM AOR in the Middle East, serving Christmas dinner to troops, receiving classified briefings from military generals   more

Rep. Smucker Supports U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement
WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 -- Rep. Lloyd Smucker, R-Pennsylvania, issued the following news release: Congressman Lloyd Smucker issued the following statement in support of today's vote on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA): "Today I am proud to finally vote on the USMCA. The new United States- Mexico- Canada Agreement, negotiated by President Trump and his team is a big win for Pennsylvania and the people of Lancaster and York Counties. This trade agreement is an improvement over NAFTA in virtu  more

Rep. Thompson Issues Statement on Appointment of Cise as Air Force Academy
HOWARD, Pennsylvania, Dec. 23 -- Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Pennsylvania, issued the following statement: Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson announced Mr. Peter Van Cise of Julian, Pennsylvania has accepted a fully-qualified appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy. Peter Van Cise is a senior at Bald Eagle Area High School, and he is the son of Ann Van Cise and Dana Van Cise, an Air Force veteran. He is the youngest of seven children. "Peter has excelled in the classroom, on the soccer field, a  more

Rep. Thompson Issues Statement on Appointment of Zukowski as Air Force Academy
HOWARD, Pennsylvania, Dec. 23 -- Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Pennsylvania, issued the following statement: Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson announced that Mr. Braden Zukowski of Saxonburg, has accepted a fully-qualified appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. Braden Zukowski is a senior at Knoch High School, and he is the son of Brad Zukowski and Shauna Braun-Zukowski. "Braden is a shining example of what leadership looks like," said Rep. Thompson. "His hard work and dedication   more

Sen. Casey, Colleagues Warn Consumers About Scams Targeting Seniors' Benefits
WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 -- Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pennsylvania, ranking member of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, issued the following news release: * * * - Special Committee on Aging Democrats Send Letter Urging Social Security Administration to Response to Growing Threat of Scams * * * U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, and his Democratic colleagues on the Committee are warning consumers about the threat of scams that target seniors'   more