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