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Sep 7, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta said President Obama must address illegal immigration as part of his speech to a joint session of Congress on Thursday evening.

Sep 6, 2011 Press Release

HAZLETON – In order to provide enhanced constituent services, U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, said his district office staff will be at the Luzerne County Fair from Wednesday, September 7, through Sunday, September 11.

Sep 1, 2011 Press Release

HAZLETON– U.S. Representative Lou Barletta, PA-11, announced that a U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornet jet will fly over Downtown Hazleton at the start of the Funfest parade on Sunday, September 11.

Aug 31, 2011 Press Release

NANTICOKE– U.S. Representative Lou Barletta, PA-11, wants to make sure that senior citizens receive fair and adequate Social Security cost of living increases, so he’s co-sponsored legislation that changes the way the federal government calculates those increases.

Aug 28, 2011 Press Release

HAZLETON– U.S. Representative Lou Barletta, PA-11, issued the following statement in the wake of Hurricane Irene, which impacted all five counties of his congressional district:

I want to extend my condolences to the families of those who were killed here in Northeastern Pennsylvania during this storm. They and their families will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Aug 25, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON– U.S. Representative Lou Barletta, PA-11, a leading voice in the fight against illegal immigration, blasted the decision by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security not to deport illegal aliens.

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Aug 19, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Lou Barletta, PA-11, cleared up a discrepancy between the amount requested for a project and the amount granted by the Federal Aviation Administration, and that means the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport will receive an additional $700,000 for a much-needed improvement project.

Aug 19, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON– U.S. Representative Lou Barletta, PA-11, announced that federal and local officials will hold a meeting on Monday, August 22, to discuss the new flood map in Lackawanna County as well as the recent A-99 Flood Zone designation for the City of Scranton.

Aug 16, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON– U.S. Representative Lou Barletta, PA-11, has voted for at least 15 major bills that will create jobs across Northeastern Pennsylvania and the United States – bills that are designed to roll back the expansive overreach of the federal government and foster a pro-jobs climate.

Rep. Barletta said the following:

Aug 4, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON– U.S. Representative Lou Barletta, PA-11, secured $3 million in funding for a major economic development project in Pittston that will help revitalize and breathe new life into the city’s downtown.

Rep. Barletta worked with the office of Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett to obtain $3 million for Pittston’s Main Street Redevelopment project.

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