WEATHERLY – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today announced that the Lehigh and Lausanne Rural Volunteer Fire Company in Weatherly will receive a federal grant of $200,000 for the purchase of a new vehicle. The grant was awarded under the Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) program, administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency within the Department of Homeland Se
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today applauded the announcement of a $1.65 million federal grant for Harrisburg to begin to address its sinkhole problem. The grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) represents 75 percent of the $2.2 million first phase of a plan for the purchase of endangered homes and excavation of the affected area along South
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today supported legislation to block the handover of detainees from the U.S.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today supported legislation to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in the wake of scandalous revelations of lengthy wait times for health care services, which resulted in the deaths of numerous veterans. The VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act of 2016 (H.R.
Rep. Barletta was presented with an Afterschool Hero cape by Mia Zamudio, a SHINE student from Jim Thorpe, PA, as part of his recognition in May by the Afterschool Alliance.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today won approval for funding for the design and construction of a new federal courthouse in Harrisburg, securing a total of $194,444,000 in a resolution passed by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, of which Barletta is a member. As chairman of the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Eme
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today backed bipartisan legislation that reforms and strengthens Career and Technical Education (CTE) policy to help more Americans enter the workforce with the expertise they need to compete for high-skilled, in-demand jobs. A co-sponsor of the bill, Barletta voted for the Strengthening Career and Technical Education f
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today issued the following statement regarding Sunday’s fifteenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001:
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today supported legislation that clarifies that victims of terrorist attacks may bring civil lawsuits against foreign states and individuals who sponsor, aid, or abet acts of terrorism on American soil. The bill, the Justice Against Sponsors of Terror Act (S.2040), narrows the scope of foreign sovereign im