WASHINGTON – In order to protect more than 1,000 manufacturing jobs in Bloomsburg, U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta (PA-11), U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, and U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey are working to secure a $15 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to fund a flood protection project on the town’s west end.
HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, reminded students who are interested in obtaining a nomination from him to one of the five United States service academies must submit a completed application to his office by 5 p.m. Friday, October 12.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, announced that a local fire department will receive almost $76,000 through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program.
Blue Ridge Hook and Ladder Fire Company No. 1 in Stroudsburg will receive a $75,807 grant for operations and safety.
WASHINGTON ––U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta (R, PA-11) today called on Senate leaders to move quickly on the Disaster Loan Fairness Act of 2012 in order to provide long-overdue relief to disaster victims throughout the nation.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives passed Rep. Lou Barletta’s Disaster Loan Fairness Act of 2012, H.R. 6296, by voice vote Wednesday evening.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, said the Obama administration’s plan to undermine the 1996 welfare reform law is just another glaring example of the federal government failing to do its job.
SHICKSHINNY – A bill that would help businesses and property owners rebuild after natural disasters is expected to reach the House floor next month, Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, said Friday morning.
Barletta introduced HR6296, the Disaster Loan Fairness Act of 2012 on Thursday, a modified version of a measure he introduced last year.
HAZLETON -- U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, said Friday his vote in favor of the defense spending bill was based on erroneous information. When the congressman voted in favor of the bill, he based his vote on inaccurate information used by the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee to compose the $606 billion defense bill.
WASHINGTON –U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, on Thursday introduced a non-binding resolution that he hopes will bring attention to the horrific practice of gassing stray cats and dogs.
The House Resolution expresses the dissatisfaction of the House of Representatives with “this cruel manner of euthanizing an animal,” Barletta said.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, has introduced a House Resolution asking the U.S. Postal Service to produce a stamp that pays tribute to the millions of workers who have toiled in the nation’s coal mines.