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Mar 22, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, voted to repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) requirements of President Obama’s healthcare law Thursday.

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Mar 16, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, announced that a local fire department will receive almost $30,000 through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program.

The Hunlock Creek Volunteer Fire Company will receive a $29,735 grant for operations and safety.

Mar 15, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – To help constituents access the most up-to-date information, increase transparency, and explain the legislative process, U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, today unveiled his redesigned official Web site, https://Barletta.House.gov

Mar 9, 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 during the late spring and summer months.

Mar 6, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, cosponsored a bipartisan bill to reform and modernize the nation's National Heritage Areas (NHA).

The National Heritage Area Act of 2012 (H.R. 4099) was drafted in cooperation with the Alliance for National Heritage Areas (ANHA) and with input from the National Park Service (NPS).

Mar 1, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, and the House Committee on Education and the Workforce approved legislation Tuesday night that would reduce the federal role in education by dramatically revising the No Child Left Behind education law.

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Feb 28, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, will again feature local high school artists in the 2012 Congressional Art Competition.

Initiated by Members of the U.S. House of Representatives in 1982, the Congressional Art Competition is a nationwide annual art event that allows high school students to showcase their artistic ability.

Feb 21, 2012 Press Release

HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, presented long-overdue medals to four veterans in the Memorabilia Area of the VA Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday morning.

Feb 17, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, released the following statement on the passage of the payroll tax cut extension (H.R. 3630):

Feb 16, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, blasted policy experts who said potential victims of natural disasters should either move to safer areas or buy more insurance, rather than hope for a low-interest loan from the U.S.

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