WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, joined his colleagues on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure to unveil a $260 billion, five-year reauthorization and reform of transportation programs that will create jobs and rebuild infrastructure in the district and the nation.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, again called on President Obama to increase or at least continue at the current level the funding for home heating assistance for veterans and seniors through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, is pleased to announce that the Shickshinny Post Office should reopen within 60 days.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, released the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union speech Tuesday night:
“Facts speak louder than words.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, said almost $14 million in federal funding for Pennsylvania announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday will help farmers, land owners, communities, and others recover and rebuild after record flooding in Northeastern Pennsylvania in September.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, announced that the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area will receive $530,000 from the Federal Transit Administration for a program to reduce traffic congestion in the park.
HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, sent a letter to two high-ranking officials with the United States Postal Service asking that the post office in the Borough of Shickshinny reopen as quickly as possible.
The Shickshinny post office was damaged and closed during the flooding associated with Tropical Storm Lee in September 2011.
HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, announced that one local fire department will receive more than $617,000 through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program.
HAZLETON – After 50 people were charged for conspiracy to commit identification fraud in connection with their alleged roles in a scheme to sell the identities of Puerto Rican U.S. citizens and corresponding identity documents, U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, released the following statement:
HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation is awarding more than $40 million to help repair or rebuild federal-aid highways or roads on federal land that were damaged during Tropical Storm Lee and Hurricane Irene.