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Sep 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today supported legislation to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in the wake of scandalous revelations of lengthy wait times for health care services, which resulted in the deaths of numerous veterans.  The VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act of 2016 (H.R.

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Sep 14, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Barletta was presented with an Afterschool Hero cape by Mia Zamudio, a SHINE student from Jim Thorpe, PA, as part of his recognition in May by the Afterschool Alliance.

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Sep 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today won approval for funding for the design and construction of a new federal courthouse in Harrisburg, securing a total of $194,444,000 in a resolution passed by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, of which Barletta is a member.  As chairman of the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Eme

Sep 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today backed bipartisan legislation that reforms and strengthens Career and Technical Education (CTE) policy to help more Americans enter the workforce with the expertise they need to compete for high-skilled, in-demand jobs.  A co-sponsor of the bill, Barletta voted for the Strengthening Career and Technical Education f

Sep 9, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today issued the following statement regarding Sunday’s fifteenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001:

Sep 9, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today supported legislation that clarifies that victims of terrorist attacks may bring civil lawsuits against foreign states and individuals who sponsor, aid, or abet acts of terrorism on American soil.  The bill, the Justice Against Sponsors of Terror Act (S.2040), narrows the scope of foreign sovereign im

Sep 2, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today announced that local fire departments in Freeland, Dallas, and Lake Harmony have received federal grants to help with the purchase of equipment.  The Freeland Fire Department will receive a grant of $255,048, while the Kunkle Fire Department in Dallas will receive $64,286, both to be used for personal protection equipment, suc

Sep 2, 2016 Press Release

HAZLETON – Congressman Lou Barletta, PA-11, today issued the following statement regarding Labor Day, Monday, September 5, 2016:

Sep 1, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today announced the distribution of a series of grants from the U.S.

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Aug 29, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today drew attention to pending legislation in California’s state legislature which would impede the ability of federal immigration officials to do their jobs, effectively turning the entire state into a “sanctuary jurisdiction” resistant to enforcing federal immigration law.  The California origin of the bill evokes the memory of K

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