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Dec 12, 2017 Press Release

"The purpose of today’s hearing is to examine the impact of the opioid crisis on economic development in Appalachia.

The opioid crisis has touched the lives of countless Americans.  This public health emergency has taken the lives of far too many of our nation’s citizens, and has had significant adverse effects on our economy and labor force participation.

Dec 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11), a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement regarding the attempted terror attack in New York City this morning:

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Dec 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) released the following statement after the Trump Administration announced they would move the American embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem:

Dec 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.

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Dec 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today the House of Representatives passed S. 1266, the Enhancing Veteran Care Act, by a bipartisan vote of 423 to 0.  Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) supported the legislation which would authorize the Veterans Administration (VA) to investigate, assess, and report deficiencies at VA medical centers.  

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Dec 5, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1164, the Taylor Force Act, by a voice vote.  Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) cosponsored the legislation, which would prohibit U.S. taxpayer assistance to the Palestinian Authority, who are known to openly pay terrorists and their families.
 
Dec 4, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today the United States Supreme Court ruled President Trump’s travel pause may go forward while appeals continue.  Rep. Lou Barletta (PA-11) released the following statement:
 
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Dec 4, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Motion to Go to Conference on H.R. 1, the Tax Cut and Jobs Act by a vote of 222 to 192.  Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) voted in favor of the procedural step to find compromise language between the House and Senate tax plans.
 
Dec 1, 2017 Opinion Editorial

The cycle of disaster once again reared its ugly head this fall after years of relative quiet. In the span of a month, a wave of hurricanes took its horrible toll in human lives and left coastal communities underwater, destroying homes and businesses, while displacing millions of families.

Dec 1, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) released the following statement after a San Francisco court reached a verdict regarding the murder of Kate Steinle.
 
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