HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved the buyouts of seven residential properties in Plymouth Township.
Two of the properties are on Coal Street – an area that was flooding during severe downpours over the July 4 holiday weekend.
WASHINGTON– U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, announced that several internships are available in both his Washington, D.C., and Northeastern Pennsylvania district offices beginning in January.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, teamed up with U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY-21) and U.S. Rep. Bill Owens (D-NY 23) to author a letter calling on the House Committee on Appropriations to fund U.S.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, called on the leadership in the House of Representatives and the Committee on Appropriations to maintain or increase federal funding for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, said Friday’s jobs report showing the national unemployment rate remaining at 9 percent proves President Obama’s economic policies are failing the people of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
Rep. Barletta also called on the U.S. Senate to act on almost two dozen job-creating bills that are stuck in that chamber.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, joined his colleagues in the House yesterday in a bipartisan voice vote to increase the benefits that veterans with service-connected disabilities receive, and to increase the compensation received by survivors of certain veterans.
HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, presented long-overdue medals to 86-year-old World War II veteran Albert Everett Jr. of Berwick on Monday.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and the director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement asking for an explanation as to how the agencies claim a record number of illegal aliens were deported in 2011.
HAZLETON – U.S. Representative Lou Barletta, PA-11, will host his fifth “Home to House” public forum on Monday, October 17, at 5:30 p.m. in council chambers of Hazleton City Hall, 40 North Church Street, Hazleton.
This will be the fifth public forum Rep. Barletta will have held since taking office in January.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, released the following statement on the passage of the EPA Regulatory Relief Act (H.R. 2250):
Today, I voted to remove burdensome overregulation that would dramatically hurt the Greater Hazleton Joint Sewer Authority project to install a sewage sludge incinerator.