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Jan 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the National Institute of Building Sciences released findings from a new report detailing the value of pre-disaster mitigation.  The study found that every $1 the federal government spends on pre-disaster mitigation, $6 in future disaster costs are saved.

Jan 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the House Homeland Security Committee’s Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security held a hearing titled, “On the Line: Border Security from an Agent and Officer Perspective.”  The hearing examined the challenges that United States Border Patrol (USBP) Agents and U.S.

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Jan 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) voted for H. Res. 676, a resolution supporting the rights of the people of Iran to free expression, while condemning the Iranian regime for its crackdown on peaceful protests.  The resolution passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 415 to 2.

Jan 4, 2018 Press Release

HAZLETON – Today, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a proposed rule expanding the opportunity for small businesses to offer health insurance though Association Health Plans.  The notice will begin a 60 day comment period.  Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) released the following statement to commend the administration’s actions.

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Jan 4, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) reminds firefighters of the opportunity for the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program for Fiscal Year 2017.  The application period will remain open until 5:00 PM (Eastern) on February 2, 2018.

Dec 23, 2017 Press Release

HAZLETON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) released the following statement:

“Mary Grace and I would like to wish all a very Merry Christmas!”

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Dec 23, 2017 Press Release

HAZLETON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) issued the following statement after a gunman attacked Pennsylvania law enforcement officers outside the Statehouse in Harrisburg, PA:

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Dec 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.

Dec 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. House of Representatives voted on a package (House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.

Dec 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, President Donald J. Trump issued an executive order to boost production of domestically sourced critical minerals.  This announcement comes after the Department of Interior and the U.S. Geological Survey released a report yesterday which found that in 2016, the U.S. was partially or fully reliant on imports for 23 mineral commodities.  The report states that the U.S.

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