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Feb 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved legislation introduced by Congressman Lou Barletta, PA-11, directing the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to expedite disaster assistance to local communities trying to recover from disasters by providing them the flexibility needed to best serve their residents. Barletta’s bill, H.R.

Feb 28, 2017 Press Release

Tonight, in his joint address to Congress, President Trump delivered an optimistic strategy for moving our country forward by focusing on issues that are important to all Americans, while highlighting his plans to work with both Republicans and Democrats to overcome the challenges we face as a nation and condemning evil in all its forms.

Feb 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, President Trump signed an Executive Order to dismantle the Obama Administration’s (EPA) burdensome Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule.  Congressman Lou Barletta, PA-11, applauded this action, as he has long opposed this one-size-fits-all regulation, which would have a devastating impact on the residents of Pennsylvania’s 11th district.

Feb 22, 2017 Press Release

SHIPPENSBURG – Congressman Lou Barletta, PA-11, today presented long-overdue medals to United States Army Veteran Willis Eugene Negley, surrounded by family and friends, in a ceremony at Shippensburg University’s Old Main Chapel.  Negley served in the in the U.S. Army from 1952-1954 and served in Korea for 13 months.

Feb 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) joined 100 other members of the U.S. House of Representatives in writing to President Donald J.

Feb 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) has introduced legislation that protects people who are legally authorized to work in the United States by clarifying that illegal immigrants granted amnesty by executive action cannot be issued work permits.  The Defense of Legal Workers Act (H.R.

Feb 12, 2017 Barletta Bulletin

Start of a New Congress

Feb 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today faulted the ruling of a three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, which declined to reinstate President Trump’s executive order suspending travel to the United States from seven specific failed states with strong connections to terrorism.  The court claimed that there was no evidence of actual terrorist attacks pe

Feb 8, 2017 Press Release

SHIPPENSBURG – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today announced that he will be co-hosting a forum with state Representative Mark Keller (86th District) to discuss the growing opioid epidemic facing Pennsylvania communities and efforts underway to combat the problem.  Barletta and Keller will welcome members of the public to the Ceddia Union Building, multipurpose room C, at Sh