Broadband Access Investment in PA With a Focus on Northeastern PA Businesses, Healthcare, Education, and Jobs

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ADVISORY – TOMORROW, 11AM Broadband Access Investment in PA virtual press conference with Congressman Matt Cartwright, with a focus on northeast PA businesses, healthcare, education, jobs

Event will highlight the profoundly transformative effects, opportunities of high speed internet infrastructure for the Commonwealth and residents of northeastern PA

Harrisburg, PA –TOMORROW at 11AM EST, the Keystone Research Center, the 99% PA campaign, ReImagine Appalachia, and Action Together Northeastern PA will host a Zoom press conference featuring U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright (PA-8), policy experts, and local residents outlining the federal funding for broadband expansion that is coming to Pennsylvania through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, as well as identifying opportunities for additional funding and jobs if our state and local governments actively embrace it and propose innovative plans to expand it. Remarks will focus on not only the state of PA but also what it means for northeastern PA and for the larger Appalachian region.

SPEAKERS:

  • Congressman Matt Cartwright, 8th Congressional District of Pennsylvania
  • Dr. Susan Boser, Professor of Sociology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. A life-long resident of rural areas, Dr. Boser serves on the PA League of Women Voters Government Policy and Social Policy Committees, and her work focuses on the impact that the lack of high-speed broadband access has on rural economies, education and healthcare.  
  • Dr. Stephen Herzenberg, Executive Director, Keystone Research Center and Chair, ReImagine Appalachia

WHERE: ZOOM, click here to register

WHEN: WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 11AM ET


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The 99% Pennsylvania is a campaign of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, focused on advancing federal policies that will benefit the overwhelming majority of Pennsylvanians. Ali Feldman is the federal organizing associate for the campaign.

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