Barletta To Swap To Suit, Tie For Baseball Uniform, Glove

Borys Krawczeniuk Hazleton Standard-Speaker As a kid, Lou Barletta dreamed of roaming center field for the New York Yankees like his idol, Mickey Mantle. His dream fizzled, but Lou Barletta will prove on Thursday you can sometimes realize unfulfilled dreams in ways you never imagined. As the 11th District congressman from Pennsylvania, he will step […]

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Fitzpatrick To Promote Land Conservation

Bucks County Courier Times Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick will be in Doylestown on Thursday to promote legislation that would extend federal land conservation tax credits. Fitzpatrick will be on hand with several area land conservancy leaders at 1:30 p.m. at Heritage Conservancy at Aldie Mansion, 85 Old Dublin Pike, Doylestown. Jeff Marshall, chief preservation officer of […]

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Marino Supports Disaster Assistance For Area

The Daily Review Two Pennsylvania congressmen have written a letter to President Obama supporting Gov. Tom Corbett’s request for federal disaster assistance for five counties, including Bradford and Sullivan. On Friday, U.S. Reps. Tom Marino, PA-10, and Glenn Thompson, PA-5, sent a joint letter of support to President Obama regarding the governor’s request for help […]

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Barletta Out To His Old Ball Game

Jonathan Riskind Wilkes-Barre Times Leader Once a Major League hopeful, the new congressman now plays for a bigger cause. His gait was a little stiff, courtesy of a pulled hamstring that served to remind U.S. Rep.┬áLou Barletta that years have passed since he was a speedy 21-year-old center fielder who tried out in 1977 for […]

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Congressman Joins Carlisle Barracks To Greet ‘Warrior Ride’

Carol Kerr He was there when the twin towers were attacked on September 11, 2011, and he was there, in Afghanistan and Iraq. Now medically retired after a 28-year career as a military reservist and a 22-year veteran of the New York Police Department, he is there for wounded warriors like himself. Retired Sr. Master […]

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Fitzpatrick, Dent Disagree With Obama On Israel

Bucks County Courier Times Last Thursday, President Barack Obama embraced Palestinian terms for drawing the borders of their new nation next to a smaller Israel, Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick called on the president to retract and reassess his policy for the Middle East. And again Sunday, just days after Obama outlined his vision for the changing […]

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U.S. Rep. Barletta Opens Field Office In Plains Township

Wilkes-Barre Citizens’ Voice U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, R-Hazleton, has announced the opening of a Wilkes-Barre area office to serve constituents. Barletta’s office is located at 112 state Route 315, Plaza 315, Plains Township. The office, which will be open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., can be reached at 570-235-1420 and by fax […]

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Fitzpatrick Announces Legislation To Help Families Of First Responders

Bensalem Patch Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick today joined Bethann McIntosh to announce the introduction of H.R. 1668, the Danny McIntosh Emergency Medical Service Providers Protection Act. According to a release, the Act, named for Bethann’s husband, Danny, would extend Public Safety Officer Benefits to the families of volunteer emergency service personnel who die in the line […]

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We Shouldn’t Wait 20 Years

Congressman Joe Pitts Every homeowner knows the threat that termites play to a home, especially one with a wooden frame. When termites are discovered, the best thing to do is to get rid of the problem immediately. While the infestation could go on for months or years before the house would collapse, it is much […]

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Rep. Murphy Honored As A “Defender Of Children”

Representative Tim Murphy (PA-18) today was presented with the prestigious Defender of Children Award given by the First Focus Campaign for Children. The award is presented to members of Congress who show leadership and initiative toward improving the well-being of children, especially those most in need.

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