WASHINGTON – Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, signed a letter to President Obama asking that the federal pre-landfall disaster declaration for Pennsylvania be expanded to include reimbursement for emergency protective measures taken before superstorm Sandy hit the commonwealth.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, is proud to announce that the federal government will provide $15 million for a floodwall project to protect about 1,000 manufacturing jobs in Bloomsburg.
HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, released the following statement Saturday evening:
PITTSTON – On the 70th anniversary of the day he enlisted in the U.S. Army, Louis J. Roman of Pittston finally received some of the medals he earned during World War II.
U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, presented several long overdue medals to the 88-year-old veteran Wednesday morning in Pittston.
PITTSTON – Today, the U.S. Post Office in Pittston was named in honor of fallen Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Joshua D. Miller.
WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, October 24, at 10 a.m., family members, friends, and colleagues of Pennsylvania State Trooper Joshua D. Miller will join U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta (PA-11) at the renaming ceremony of the Pittston Post Office as the facility is dedicated to the fallen trooper.
HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta (PA-11) released the following statement upon hearing of the passing of former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter:
WASHINGTON – In order to protect more than 1,000 manufacturing jobs in Bloomsburg, U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta (PA-11), U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, and U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey are working to secure a $15 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to fund a flood protection project on the town’s west end.
HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, reminded students who are interested in obtaining a nomination from him to one of the five United States service academies must submit a completed application to his office by 5 p.m. Friday, October 12.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, announced that a local fire department will receive almost $76,000 through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program.
Blue Ridge Hook and Ladder Fire Company No. 1 in Stroudsburg will receive a $75,807 grant for operations and safety.