HARRISBURG – Today, President Donald J. Trump spoke to a full capacity crowd at the National Guard Hanger in Harrisburg International Airport. The speech touted the benefits of tax cuts and reform for the American workers, businesses, and the economy.
WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) applauded Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Director Scott Pruitt’s decision to begin the process of formally rolling back the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan, arguing that the job-killing regulation exceeds the agency’s statutory authority.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Lou Barletta helped push legislation that would protect American jobs and entrepreneurship through the Committee on Education and the Workforce. The Save Local Business Act, H.R. 3441, of which Barletta is an original cosponsor, would roll back the Obama era definition of a “joint employer.” The bill passed out of committee by a vote of 23 to 17.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) voted for a bill led by Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz) that restricts abortions 20 weeks or more after conception. Science has proven that unborn children of 20 weeks are capable of feeling pain; however, federal law still permits the late-term abortions of babies. Commonly referred to as “Micah’s Law,” H.R.
WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) voted for legislation led by Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson (PA-5) that would protect long established private property rights to underground minerals, including oil and natural gas, in the Allegheny National Forest. Roughly 478,283 acres of this 517,000 acre subsurface mineral estate in Northwestern Pennsylvania are privately owned.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11), a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, today applauded President Trump’s announcement that he will be using his constitutional authority to strengthen security standards for foreign nationals traveling to the United States. President Trump’s enhancement of national securi
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) on Friday, September 22, 2017 attended a roundtable discussion on veterans issues, where he had the privilege of introducing the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), David Shulkin.
HAZLETON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today announced the formation of the Congressional Afterschool Caucus, of which he will serve as the Republican Co-Chair. The caucus brings together a group of bipartisan lawmakers to support afterschool programs and advocate for sufficient resources to promote quality educational programming in Pennsylvania and across the c
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WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives today unanimously passed legislation introduced by Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) to strengthen information sharing between local, state, and federal law enforcement. Barletta’s Department of Homeland Security Classified Facility Inventory Act, H.R.