WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the National Institute of Building Sciences released findings from a new report detailing the value of pre-disaster mitigation. The study found that every $1 the federal government spends on pre-disaster mitigation, $6 in future disaster costs are saved.
WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the House Homeland Security Committee’s Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security held a hearing titled, “On the Line: Border Security from an Agent and Officer Perspective.” The hearing examined the challenges that United States Border Patrol (USBP) Agents and U.S.
WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) voted for H. Res. 676, a resolution supporting the rights of the people of Iran to free expression, while condemning the Iranian regime for its crackdown on peaceful protests. The resolution passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 415 to 2.
HAZLETON – Today, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a proposed rule expanding the opportunity for small businesses to offer health insurance though Association Health Plans. The notice will begin a 60 day comment period. Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) released the following statement to commend the administration’s actions.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) reminds firefighters of the opportunity for the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program for Fiscal Year 2017. The application period will remain open until 5:00 PM (Eastern) on February 2, 2018.
2017 brought big changes to Washington. As your representative, I want to take this opportunity to highlight some of the important events that have transpired over the past year.
HAZLETON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) released the following statement:
“Mary Grace and I would like to wish all a very Merry Christmas!”
HAZLETON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) issued the following statement after a gunman attacked Pennsylvania law enforcement officers outside the Statehouse in Harrisburg, PA:
WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.
WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. House of Representatives voted on a package (House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.