PA-17: Pelosi Names Cartwright to Policy Committee

matt-cartwrightCongressman Matt Cartwright is getting a new responsibility.

According to Heather Caygle of Politico, the PA Democrat is one of the three Congressmen who will lead the Democratic Policy and Communication Committee.

These appointments are part of an effort by Nancy Pelosi to elevate younger members and diffuse the challenge to her leadership of the Democratic Caucus.

Apparently one of the top priorities of the group will be to “protect Medicare” amidst discussion of Speaker Ryan’s efforts to fundamentally change the program.

Just a few months ago, Rep. Cartwright was named to the influential Appropriations Committee.

The 17th Congressional District represents parts of Carbon, Monroe, Northampton, Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties as well as the entirety of Schuylkill County.

6 Responses

  1. Well listen anyway held to pay disparity that’s going on in Munro County between the GS pay scale and the FWS pay scale

  2. Policy No. 1: AMBULANCE CHASING!! Cartwright made his money by shaking others down in lawsuits, and he wants everyone else to do the same!

  3. Congratulations congressman!
    I’m looking forward to seeing your fine judgment and exacting analytical skills brought to bear on these pressing issues.

  4. Congratulations I hope you can push the Medicare bill to approve the ultra sound CT scan for essential tremors My mother Anna Corby , Danny Corbys sister in law is waiting in hopes to receive treatment Dr creamers philly said she is the worst case he has ever seen shakes like Parkinson please help me GodBless

  5. Congressman Cartwright not only brings his considerable professional experience to the job but he also brings his good sense of humor and interpersonal skills which will
    help him to reach across the aisle…

  6. He is a wonderful choice. He is a person with integrity and strength. Wishing Representative Cartwright the best.

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