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Sep 19, 2012 Press Release

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.

Sep 13, 2012 Press Release

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.

Aug 3, 2012 Press Release

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.

Aug 3, 2012 Press Release

HAZLETON -- U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, said Friday his vote in favor of the defense spending bill was based on erroneous information. When the congressman voted in favor of the bill, he based his vote on inaccurate information used by the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee to compose the $606 billion defense bill.

Aug 2, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, on Thursday introduced a non-binding resolution that he hopes will bring attention to the horrific practice of gassing stray cats and dogs.

The House Resolution expresses the dissatisfaction of the House of Representatives with “this cruel manner of euthanizing an animal,” Barletta said.

Jul 27, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, has introduced a House Resolution asking the U.S. Postal Service to produce a stamp that pays tribute to the millions of workers who have toiled in the nation’s coal mines.

Jul 27, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, has introduced a House Resolution asking the U.S. Postal Service to produce a stamp that pays tribute to the millions of workers who have toiled in the nation’s coal mines.

Jul 23, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, is calling on Attorney General Eric Holder to weigh in on the Obama Administration’s right to claim “prosecutorial discretion” in granting de facto amnesty to at least 1.4 million illegal aliens.

Jul 17, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, announced that the Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO) of Wilkes-Barre will receive a $360,000 homeless prevention grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Additionally, the Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living, which serves Carbon and Monroe counties in the 11th District, will receive a $150,000 grant.

Jul 11, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, voted for the 33rd time to repeal, defund, and dismantle the government takeover of health care Wednesday afternoon.

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