Campaign Updates

National firefighters group names Rep. Lou Barletta Legislator of the Year

Apr 8, 2014

U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, a Republican representing Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district, has been named  2014 Legislator of the Year by the National Volunteer Fire Council.   The group is recognizing Barletta for his leadership in helping volunteer fire and EMS agencies avoid tax

PoliticsPA: Barletta Announces Reelection Campaign

Jan 24, 2014

“Today, I officially announce my intention to seek another term as U.S. Representative to continue my fight for the people I’m honored to represent. As someone who sees the world through the eyes of a mayor, my priorities are always local,” Barletta said. “But we have also

Times Leader: Barletta announces run for 3rd term

Jan 23, 2014

HAZLETON — U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta said he has learned much in his first two terms in Congress and he knows a lot of work still needs to be done.   Barletta, R-Hazleton, announced Thursday that he will seek a third term.   At this early point in the process, he has no opposition

Rep. Lou Barletta Announces Re-Election Bid

Jan 23, 2014

Hazleton, PA – Rep. Lou Barletta kicked off his re-election campaign today with meetings with community leaders, supporters, and the media.  Barletta released the following statement:   “Today, I officially announce my intention to seek another term as U.S. Representative to

Volunteer firefighters, EMS won't be counted as full-time employees in Affordable Care Act, Department of Treasury

Jan 10, 2014

Volunteer firefighters and emergency medical personnel are not expected to be counted as full-time employees in relation to the Affordable Care Act, according to a U.S. Department of the Treasury statement Friday concerning forthcoming final regulations on the matter.   The federal Patient


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