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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.

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).

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