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Feb 3, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, sent a letter to the United States Department of Agriculture asking that two local Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices remain open.

Feb 2, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – A bipartisan amendment offered by U.S. Reps. Lou Barletta (R, PA-11) and Jerry Costello (D, IL-12) during markup of the American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act of 2012 (H.R.

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Feb 2, 2012 Press Release

HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, announced that two local fire departments will receive almost $771,000 through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program.

Jan 31, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, joined his colleagues on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure to unveil a $260 billion, five-year reauthorization and reform of transportation programs that will create jobs and rebuild infrastructure in the district and the nation.

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Jan 30, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, again called on President Obama to increase or at least continue at the current level the funding for home heating assistance for veterans and seniors through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

Jan 26, 2012 Press Release

HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, is pleased to announce that the Shickshinny Post Office should reopen within 60 days.

Jan 24, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, released the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union speech Tuesday night:

“Facts speak louder than words.

Jan 18, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, said almost $14 million in federal funding for Pennsylvania announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday will help farmers, land owners, communities, and others recover and rebuild after record flooding in Northeastern Pennsylvania in September.

Jan 17, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, announced that the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area will receive $530,000 from the Federal Transit Administration for a program to reduce traffic congestion in the park.

Jan 13, 2012 Press Release

HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, sent a letter to two high-ranking officials with the United States Postal Service asking that the post office in the Borough of Shickshinny reopen as quickly as possible.

The Shickshinny post office was damaged and closed during the flooding associated with Tropical Storm Lee in September 2011.

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