WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, was appointed to the U.S. House committee responsible for border security, protecting the country from terrorist attacks, responding to disasters, and protecting national infrastructure in the 113th Congress.
Rep. Barletta will become a member of the Committee on Homeland Security after he is sworn in on January 3.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, announced that his district offices in Plains Township and Taylor will close on Thursday, December 20.
His office in Hazleton will remain open to handle constituent service requests until offices in the new 11th District are opened in early 2013.
HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, announced that two of his district offices will be collection sites for this year’s United States Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program.
For the second year, new, unwrapped toys will be collected at Rep. Barletta’s Hazleton and Wilkes-Barre offices between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, has been recognized with the Friend of Farm Bureau award for supporting policies that help farmers attain profitability with less regulatory interference, and increase demand for U.S. farm products through new uses and enhanced trade opportunities.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, introduced a bill that could help establish a joint Army-Navy storage and preservation facility at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) in Carlisle.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, announced that several internships are available in both his Washington, D.C., and Hazleton District offices in the spring semester.
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.