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Oct 28, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and the director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement asking for an explanation as to how the agencies claim a record number of illegal aliens were deported in 2011.

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Oct 14, 2011 Press Release

HAZLETON – U.S. Representative Lou Barletta, PA-11, will host his fifth “Home to House” public forum on Monday, October 17, at 5:30 p.m. in council chambers of Hazleton City Hall, 40 North Church Street, Hazleton.
This will be the fifth public forum Rep. Barletta will have held since taking office in January.

Oct 13, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, released the following statement on the passage of the EPA Regulatory Relief Act (H.R. 2250):

Today, I voted to remove burdensome overregulation that would dramatically hurt the Greater Hazleton Joint Sewer Authority project to install a sewage sludge incinerator.

Oct 12, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, voted for three new trade agreements Wednesday evening that will create thousands of American jobs and grow the economy, both locally and nationwide.

Sep 30, 2011 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 7.

Sep 27, 2011 Press Release

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.

Sep 25, 2011 Press Release

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.

Sep 23, 2011 Press Release

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.

Sep 21, 2011 Press Release

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:

Sep 15, 2011 Press Release

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.

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