Scranton was designated as distressed in 1992 due to recurring deficits, ineffective financial management, and unfavorable socioeconomic and demographic trends.
"Amtrak’s passenger rail service from Scranton to NYC would enhance job growth and tourism for the region."
Three federal "strike teams" will arrive early next week.
Biden says the Build Back Better Agenda will help middle-class working families recover from the hardships of the pandemic.
Katie Guay will become the first woman to referee an AHL game on Saturday when the Lehigh Valley Phantoms visit the Wilkes Barre-Scranton Penguins.
A 15-year-old girl and 15-year-old boy are charged as adults and two other teenagers face juvenile charges in the plan to attack Dunmore High School on April 20, 2024.
President Joe Biden, once a regular Amtrak rider, helped the nation's passenger rail system celebrate 50 years of service Friday.
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