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Dec 4, 2011 Press Release

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.

New, unwrapped toys will be collected at Rep. Barletta’s Wilkes-Barre and Taylor offices between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The addresses of those offices are:

Dec 2, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, is the lead Republican sponsor of the bipartisan “Safe Roads for America Act” (H.R. 3536), which improves the brightness and size (retro-reflectivity) of traffic signs so drivers can see them more clearly at night.

Rep. Hank Johnson, Democrat, GA-4, introduced the bill.

Nov 18, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, was proud to vote for H.J. Res. 2, “Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.”

Nov 17, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, is proud to announce that the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would name the post office in Pittston, Luzerne County, after fallen Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Joshua D. Miller.

Nov 16, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, held his seventh public “Home to House” public forum and his second teletown hall meeting Wednesday evening from his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

Nov 16, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved the buyout of a repetitively flooded home in Benton Township, Columbia County.

The residential property will be purchased and demolished by the federal government, and the land will be restored to open space.

Nov 10, 2011 Press Release

HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved the buyouts of seven residential properties in Plymouth Township.

Two of the properties are on Coal Street – an area that was flooding during severe downpours over the July 4 holiday weekend.

Nov 9, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON– U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, announced that several internships are available in both his Washington, D.C., and Northeastern Pennsylvania district offices beginning in January.

Nov 7, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, teamed up with U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY-21) and U.S. Rep. Bill Owens (D-NY 23) to author a letter calling on the House Committee on Appropriations to fund U.S.

Nov 6, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, called on the leadership in the House of Representatives and the Committee on Appropriations to maintain or increase federal funding for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

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