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May 17, 2012 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 in the fall semester.

May 9, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The federal government has sued states that have enacted laws cracking down on illegal immigration, but an amendment offered by U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, and U.S. Rep. Diane Black, TN-6, and passed by the House early Wednesday means federal tax dollars will not be used to fund those lawsuits moving forward.

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May 8, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Lou Barletta, PA-11, congratulated the White House of President Obama – who supports partial-birth abortions and voted against born-alive failed abortion infant protection legislation on the grounds that a fetus is not a viable life – for finally recognizing that life begins at conception.

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May 3, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Lou Barletta, PA-11, announced that the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport will receive a $250,000 grant.

This grant, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, will provide funding to acquire a new Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicle to assist the airport in meeting federal safety requirements.

Apr 30, 2012 Press Release

 

HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, and State Sen. John Yudichak, D-14, will hold the third event in a five-part series of community discussions to help combat increasing gang activity in Northeastern Pennsylvania at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Educational Conference Center at Luzerne County Community College in Nanticoke.

Apr 27, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, voted to prevent the doubling of federal student loan interest rates this summer, but criticized Washington bureaucrats for politicizing those rates.

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Apr 23, 2012 Press Release

HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, and State Sen. John Yudichak, D-14, announced the third event in a five-part series of community discussions to help combat increasing gang activity in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The two lawmakers are sponsoring “Combating Gang Activity in Our Communities: Community Action Plan” at 6 p.m.

Apr 17, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, grilled officials from the General Services Administration (GSA) during their testimony in front of the House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings & Emergency Management on Capitol Hill Tuesday morning.

Apr 16, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Lou Barletta, PA-11, and Tom Marino, PA-10, will host a U.S. Service Academy Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, at Wyoming Valley West High School, 150 Wadham Street, Plymouth.

Mar 29, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Lou Barletta (PA-11) voted for a Fiscal Year 2013 budget that balances the budget in as little as a decade, repeals President Obama’s healthcare law, reforms the tax code, prevents devastating cuts to our national defense, preserves Medicare for future generations, and cuts trillions in federal spending over the next 10 years.

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