Watchdog Boosts Complaint Dem Rep Sponsored Legislation That Would Financially Benefit Wife

Washington Free Beacon | 10/9/2019 | Todd Shepherd
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A government watchdog filed new evidence boosting its claim that Rep. Matt Cartwright (D., Pa.) sponsored legislation he knew would financially benefit the law firm where his wife works.

The nonprofit group, Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT), sent a letter on Tuesday to the Office of Congressional Ethics with updated information on the first complaint it had filed last month about Cartwright's legislation.

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Cartwright's wife, Marion, works as an attorney who "specializes in commercial truck accident and product liability cases." Cartwright, meanwhile, has introduced legislation that would dramatically increase the liability insurance minimums truck drivers must carry, from the current $750,000 minimum up to $4.5 million, an increase of 600 percent.

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In its new letter, FACT points out that Cartwright failed to list his wife and her source of income from the law firm in his last two...
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