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 2017-06-23 22:36 

Times Leader

[ Wilkes-Barre ]

LEGISLATIVE BRIEFS... +

House passes bill to improve career and technical education WASHINGTON U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, R-Hazleton, this week voted for and the House unanimously passed bipartisan legislation to help prepare Americans to enter the workforce with the skills they...

 2017-06-16 14:08 

Times Leader

[ Wilkes-Barre ]

Barletta: Hold off on town hall meetings in wake of shooting... +

U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta told a WILK radio host that members of Congress should avoid holding town hall meetings in the wake of the shooting at congressional baseball practice on Wednesday, according to an article on CNN. When asked by host Sue Henry if con...

 2017-06-15 18:43 

The Daily Caller

GOP Rep Says Members Should Cut Down On Town Halls In Wake Of Shooting... +

GOP Rep. Lou Barletta of Pennsylvania suggested that lawmakers cut back on town hall meetings in the wake of the shooting in Alexandria, Va....

 2017-06-15 15:21 

Talking Points Memo

GOPer: Lawmakers Should 'Absolutely' Cut Down On Town Halls After Shooting... +

Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA) on Wednesday said members of Congress should absolutely cut down on public events in the wake......

 2017-06-15 14:06 

Standard Speaker

[ Hazelton, PA ]

Grant awarded for pilot program at Hazleton mining operation... +

U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta today announced that the U.S. Department of Energy has awarded grant funding for a pilot program to extract rare earth elements from soil overburden from Jeddo Coal Co.s anthracite mining operation in Hazleton. The possibility of f...

 2017-06-15 13:55 

CNN

[ Politics ]

GOP congressman: Members of Congress should curtail town halls after Scalise shooting... +

Rep. Lou Barletta, a Pennsylvania Republican, said Wednesday that members of Congress should cut back on hosting town hall forums after an Illinois man shot House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and three others on a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia....

 2017-06-15 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Barletta, Lombardo shaken by shooting... +

U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta played alongside fellow Rep. Steve Scalise in the annual congressional baseball game. Michael Lombardo and Scalise played baseball together as kids in New Orleans. The two former local mayors watched in horror Wednesday as televisio...

 2017-06-15 01:44 

Times Leader

[ Wilkes-Barre ]

Ex-Pittston mayor good friends with wounded congressman Scalise... +

WILKES-BARRE For the first year since he was elected to Congress in 2010, U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta opted out of the annual Congressional Baseball Game. So Barletta, 61, was not at the field Wednesday with about 25 of his fellow Republican members of Congre...

 2017-06-14 15:23 

Standard Speaker

[ Hazelton, PA ]

Barletta: I would have been right next to him... +

U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, R-11, Hazleton, wasnt at the GOP congressional baseball practice Wednesday morning when a gunman opened fire on Simpson Field in Alexandria, Virginia, injuring several people including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise. This is th...

 2017-06-14 15:15 

Scranton Times Tribune

Barletta close friends with wounded congressman... +

For the first time since he joined Congress in 2011, U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta decided against playing in the annual congressional baseball game between Democrats and Republicans. Instead, Barletta, preparing for his workday this morning in his apartment, wa...

 2017-06-14 13:55 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Barletta skipped this year's Congressional baseball game, issues statement... +

Congressman Lou Barletta assured constituents he was not practicing with the Republican congressional baseball team this morning when a gunman opened fire, injuring several people including House majority whip Steve Scalise....

 2017-06-14 13:55 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Local politicians reflect on shooting of their friend Rep. Scalise... +

U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta played alongside fellow Rep. Steve Scalise in the annual congressional baseball game....

 2017-06-14 04:00 

Standard Speaker

[ Hazelton, PA ]

House passes Barletta legislation... +

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation introduced by Rep. Lou Barletta to stop fraud in the distribution of health care tax credits. The Verify First Act prevents waste, fraud and abuse by verifying a persons eligibility for heal...

 2017-06-11 04:00 

Standard Speaker

[ Hazelton, PA ]

Hazleton officials have wish list for area infrastructure... +

As a member of the House transportation and infrastructure committee, U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, R-11, Hazleton, supports President Donald Trumps $1 trillion infrastructure plan and thinks money from it should go to big projects that create jobs like wide...

 2017-06-10 18:03 

Times Leader

[ Wilkes-Barre ]

Barletta touts vote on bill that would roll back Dodd-Frank restrictions... +

U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta this week voted for legislation he says would end too-big-to-fail, taxpayer-funded bank bailouts, remove burdensome and duplicate regulations on small businesses, and relieve restrictions on community banks and credit unions that ma...

 2017-06-06 04:00 

Standard Speaker

[ Hazelton, PA ]

Committee passes Barlettas health care fraud legislation... +

The U.S. House Ways and Means Committee recently passed legislation introduced by Rep. Lou Barletta to stop fraud in the distribution of health care tax credits. A 2016 Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs report revealed that, u...

 2017-05-30 04:00 

Standard Speaker

[ Hazelton, PA ]

Barletta legislation passes committee... +

The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on Wednesday passed bipartisan legislation introduced by Rep. Lou Barletta that would address the rising costs of disasters, provide support for first responders and for the first time ever re...

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