• Rep. Lou Barletta (R-11) recently visited the Volvo Construction Equipment Customer Center in Shippensburg to roll up his sleeves and relive his days of driving heavy equipment. Volvo CE officials urged him to keep his sleeves rolled up in Congress to continue working on a long-term transportation bill. Read more here.

  • CARLISLE — Cumberland Goodwill Emergency Medical Services will no longer have to worry about missing equipment from the station’s ambulances. Cumberland Goodwill EMS, joined by Sen. Patricia H. Vance and Congressman Lou Barletta, recognized the awarding of a federal assistance to firefighters grant, totaling $37,728, to the Carlisle station by FEMA. The grant will fund the station’s Community Paramedicine/Mobile Integrated Healthcare program, Cumberland Goodwill EMS Chief Robert Pine said, and will also go towards funding the purchase of emergency equipment … read more

  • NORTHMORELAND TWP. — Connor Jenkins never met a member of the U.S. Congress before Monday. That changed when he gave a personal tour to U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta. He showed Barletta around the Northmoreland Township Volunteer Fire Company headquarters, from the bunkhouse to the fire apparatus in the garage. Jenkins, 16, is a junior volunteer firefighter for the township. “It was definitely something different,” he said. Before the tour, Barletta, PA-11, met with fire chiefs and junior firefighters from Northmoreland, … read more