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Jan 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today applauded President Trump’s executive order suspending the flawed U.S.

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Jan 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) has reintroduced legislation to make overstaying a visa a criminal offense rather than a civil offense as federal law currently holds.  Under the bill, H.R.

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Jan 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) has reintroduced legislation designed to improve the cooperation of federal, state, and local agencies in detecting, preventing, and responding to terrorist or criminal threats.  The bill, the Fusion Center Enhancement Act, would clarify and enhance the partnership between the Department of Homeland Securit

Jan 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today issued the following statement regarding Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s decision to keep state correctional institutions (SCI) in Northeast Pennsylvania open, while closing one in Pittsburgh.  Wolf had been reportedly considering closing two prisons from a list of five, including SCI-Retreat, SCI-Frackville, and SCI-Waymart.

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Jan 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today praised two executive actions taken by President Donald J.

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Jan 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today voted in favor of legislation that bans the use of taxpayer dollars to fund elective abortions across all government agencies, effectively applying the Hyde Amendment to the entire government.  The Hyde Amendment, named for former Illinois Congressman Henry Hyde, has blocked certain federal abortion spending since 1976, but on

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Jan 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today issued a statement regarding President Trump’s executive actions to clear the way for the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipeline projects.  The Obama Administration had held up both projects, most notably Keystone XL, which has been in the works for more than eight years.

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Jan 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today praised an executive order issued by President Donald J. Trump that reinstates the U.S.

Jan 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today issued the following statement regarding the inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States:

Jan 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today formally requested that Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf delay his announced plans to close two state prisons so that all relevant information may be gathered and considered.

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