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Oct 15, 2012 Press Release

HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta (PA-11) released the following statement upon hearing of the passing of former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter:

Oct 10, 2012 Press Release

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.

Oct 4, 2012 Press Release

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.

Oct 1, 2012 Press Release

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.

Sep 21, 2012 Press Release

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.

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.

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