Hazleton – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today announced that a local fire department in Newville, Pennsylvania has received a federal grant to help with recruitment and deployment capabilities. The Penn Township Volunteer Fire Company will receive a grant of $182,045 from the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program.
HAZLETON – Today, Congressman Lou Barletta applauded President Donald Trump’s remarks in Springfield, Missouri, during which the president spoke about his plan to implement a sweeping overhaul of the broken federal tax code.
HAZLETON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11), a member of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, today released the following statement in support of President Trump’s military strategy in Afghanistan:
HAZLETON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today announced that the Harrisburg International Airport has been awarded $10,932,964 in grant funding through the Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Barletta has consistently championed efforts to invest in our nation's airport infrastructure, particularly through the Airport Improvement Program (AIP).
HAZLETON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today released the following statement regarding President Trump’s declaration of the opioid crisis as a national emergency:
HAZLETON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today released the following statement regarding the introduction of the Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment (RAISE) Act, by Senators Tom Cotton (R-AK) and David Perdue (R-GA) at the White House alongside President Trump:
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today announced that two local fire departments will receive $187,468 through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) yesterday voted for a national security funding bill that includes $1.6 billion – the full amount requested by the White House – for the southern border wall, fully funds a 2.4 percent pay raise for our troops, and provides the highest level of funding ever for the Department of Veterans Affairs. The Make America Secure
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today applauded a recent announcement by Attorney General Jeff Sessions that the Department of Justice (DOJ) will stop providing Byrne JAG grant funding to sanctuary cities.
WASHINGTON – During today’s House Education and the Workforce Committee hearing exploring state and local implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) highlighted how afterschool programs, like the SHINE afterschool program in northeast Pennsylvania, are contributing to student success, and questioned how state ESSA p