WASHINGTON– Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, tonight voted for a continuing resolution after he fought for and received assurances by House leadership that more federal assistance will be available to flood victims in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, said he voted against a continuing resolution Wednesday because the measure didn’t provide enough disaster relief funding.
Rep. Barletta released the following statement after his vote:
HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, is demanding the U.S. Small Business Association offer the same interest rate to businesses affected by flooding in Northeastern Pennsylvania that it did to businesses affected by Hurricane Katrina along the Gulf Coast.
HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, today sent a letter to Republican leaders in the House demanding that the Disaster Relief Fund be fully funded.
Rep. Barletta sent the letter early Wednesday afternoon to House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, and House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers.
HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, said that now that President Obama signed a major disaster declaration for Tropical Storm Lee, flood victims have new ways to report damage.
Rep. Barletta strongly encourages his constituents to report damage as quickly and as thoroughly as possible.
HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, will not return to Washington on Monday. Instead, he will remain in his flood-ravaged district, meeting with residents whose lives have been shattered and talking with business leaders and elected officials about how to recover from this epic event. Rep. Barletta will remain in the 11th District for an undetermined number of days.
HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, released the following statement:
HAZLETON – Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, issued the following statement:
Due to the unprecedented flooding affecting large parts of Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania, Rep. Lou Barletta is returning to the 11th District today.
Rep. Barletta’s office has been in touch with local, state, and federal officials regarding this ongoing disaster, and is actively monitoring this dangerous and historic situation.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta said President Obama must address illegal immigration as part of his speech to a joint session of Congress on Thursday evening.