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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).

Nov 4, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, said Friday’s jobs report showing the national unemployment rate remaining at 9 percent proves President Obama’s economic policies are failing the people of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Rep. Barletta also called on the U.S. Senate to act on almost two dozen job-creating bills that are stuck in that chamber.

Nov 3, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, joined his colleagues in the House yesterday in a bipartisan voice vote to increase the benefits that veterans with service-connected disabilities receive, and to increase the compensation received by survivors of certain veterans.

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Oct 31, 2011 Press Release

HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, presented long-overdue medals to 86-year-old World War II veteran Albert Everett Jr. of Berwick on Monday.

Oct 28, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and the director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement asking for an explanation as to how the agencies claim a record number of illegal aliens were deported in 2011.

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Oct 14, 2011 Press Release

HAZLETON – U.S. Representative Lou Barletta, PA-11, will host his fifth “Home to House” public forum on Monday, October 17, at 5:30 p.m. in council chambers of Hazleton City Hall, 40 North Church Street, Hazleton.
This will be the fifth public forum Rep. Barletta will have held since taking office in January.

Oct 13, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, released the following statement on the passage of the EPA Regulatory Relief Act (H.R. 2250):

Today, I voted to remove burdensome overregulation that would dramatically hurt the Greater Hazleton Joint Sewer Authority project to install a sewage sludge incinerator.

Oct 12, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, voted for three new trade agreements Wednesday evening that will create thousands of American jobs and grow the economy, both locally and nationwide.

Sep 30, 2011 Press Release

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 7.

Sep 27, 2011 Press Release

HAZLETON – Because U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, strongly supports the extension of Monroe County’s HUBZone status, he recently sent a letter to the chairman and ranking member of the House Small Business Committee asking that a bill he cosponsored be passed by the full committee.

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