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Nov 16, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved the buyout of a repetitively flooded home in Benton Township, Columbia County.

The residential property will be purchased and demolished by the federal government, and the land will be restored to open space.

Nov 10, 2011 Press Release

HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved the buyouts of seven residential properties in Plymouth Township.

Two of the properties are on Coal Street – an area that was flooding during severe downpours over the July 4 holiday weekend.

Nov 9, 2011 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 beginning in January.

Nov 7, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, teamed up with U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY-21) and U.S. Rep. Bill Owens (D-NY 23) to author a letter calling on the House Committee on Appropriations to fund U.S.

Nov 6, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, called on the leadership in the House of Representatives and the Committee on Appropriations to maintain or increase federal funding for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

Nov 4, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, said Friday’s jobs report showing the national unemployment rate remaining at 9 percent proves President Obama’s economic policies are failing the people of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Rep. Barletta also called on the U.S. Senate to act on almost two dozen job-creating bills that are stuck in that chamber.

Nov 3, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, joined his colleagues in the House yesterday in a bipartisan voice vote to increase the benefits that veterans with service-connected disabilities receive, and to increase the compensation received by survivors of certain veterans.

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Oct 31, 2011 Press Release

HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, presented long-overdue medals to 86-year-old World War II veteran Albert Everett Jr. of Berwick on Monday.

Oct 28, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and the director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement asking for an explanation as to how the agencies claim a record number of illegal aliens were deported in 2011.

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Oct 14, 2011 Press Release

HAZLETON – U.S. Representative Lou Barletta, PA-11, will host his fifth “Home to House” public forum on Monday, October 17, at 5:30 p.m. in council chambers of Hazleton City Hall, 40 North Church Street, Hazleton.
This will be the fifth public forum Rep. Barletta will have held since taking office in January.

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