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Feb 10, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, released the following statement in response to President Obama’s “accommodation” regarding mandates in the healthcare law:

President Obama’s announcement does nothing to keep his administration from infringing on the most basic of American rights – the First Amendment right to religious freedom.

Feb 9, 2012 Press Release

HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, R-11, and state Senator John Yudichak, D-14, announced the second in a series of community discussions to help combat increasing gang activity in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Feb 9, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, joined other members of Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation on the House floor Thursday to commemorate the life and accomplishments of former Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno.

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Feb 8, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, delivered the following remarks Wednesday morning on the floor of the House:

MISTER SPEAKER, a few weeks ago, President Obama stood in this very chamber and spoke about the need for fairness. Fairness, he said, is an American value.

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Feb 7, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, announced that Neighborhood Housing Services of Lackawanna County will receive a federal grant of $77,500.

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).

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