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 7.
HAZLETON – Because U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, strongly supports the extension of Monroe County’s HUBZone status, he recently sent a letter to the chairman and ranking member of the House Small Business Committee asking that a bill he cosponsored be passed by the full committee.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, introduced a bill that will lower the interest rate of all federal disaster relief loans – to homeowners and to business owners – to 1 percent. The bill has already attracted bipartisan support and cosponsors.
WASHINGTON– Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, tonight voted for a continuing resolution after he fought for and received assurances by House leadership that more federal assistance will be available to flood victims in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, said he voted against a continuing resolution Wednesday because the measure didn’t provide enough disaster relief funding.
Rep. Barletta released the following statement after his vote:
HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, is demanding the U.S. Small Business Association offer the same interest rate to businesses affected by flooding in Northeastern Pennsylvania that it did to businesses affected by Hurricane Katrina along the Gulf Coast.
HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, today sent a letter to Republican leaders in the House demanding that the Disaster Relief Fund be fully funded.
Rep. Barletta sent the letter early Wednesday afternoon to House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, and House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers.
HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, said that now that President Obama signed a major disaster declaration for Tropical Storm Lee, flood victims have new ways to report damage.
Rep. Barletta strongly encourages his constituents to report damage as quickly and as thoroughly as possible.
HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, will not return to Washington on Monday. Instead, he will remain in his flood-ravaged district, meeting with residents whose lives have been shattered and talking with business leaders and elected officials about how to recover from this epic event. Rep. Barletta will remain in the 11th District for an undetermined number of days.
HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, released the following statement: