PITTSTON – Today, the U.S. Post Office in Pittston was named in honor of fallen Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Joshua D. Miller.
WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, October 24, at 10 a.m., family members, friends, and colleagues of Pennsylvania State Trooper Joshua D. Miller will join U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta (PA-11) at the renaming ceremony of the Pittston Post Office as the facility is dedicated to the fallen trooper.
HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta (PA-11) released the following statement upon hearing of the passing of former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter:
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.