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May 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House Ways and Means Committee tomorrow is scheduled to markup legislation introduced by Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) to stop fraud in the distribution of health care tax credits and protect taxpayer dollars.

May 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The House Homeland Security Committee yesterday passed legislation introduced by Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) to strengthen information sharing between local, state, and federal law enforcement.  The DHS Classified Facility Inventory Act, H.R.

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May 18, 2017 Press Release

Barletta testifying at the public hearing on trade deficits.

 

May 18, 2017 Press Release

Barletta meeting with members of the Lower Paxton Township Police Department on May 10, 2017.

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May 17, 2017 Press Release

Barletta touring the Luzerne County Community College career and technical programs.

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May 7, 2017 Opinion Editorial

By Rep. Lou Barletta

Over the past four months, I have been working with President Donald J. Trump to deliver on his pledge to help the American worker.  His “Buy American, Hire American” executive order is a prime example of how he is keeping his promises to put America first.

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May 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today detailed highlights of the bill to fund the federal government for the remaining five months of the 2017 fiscal year.  While the current makeup of the Senate and the delay in confirming the president’s team limited the options of what to include in the spending package, Barletta claimed victory on a number of priorities, inclu

May 5, 2017 Press Release

Hazleton – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today announced that he will be co-hosting a forum with state Senator John Yudichak (Carbon/Luzerne) and state Representative Tarah Toohil (116th District) to discuss the growing opioid epidemic facing Pennsylvania communities and efforts underway to combat the problem.  Barletta, Yudichak, and Toohil welcome members of the public to

May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today voted for the American Health Care Act (AHCA), H.R.

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May 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) yesterday voted for legislation that would grant workers the flexibility to choose paid time off as compensation for working overtime hours.  While public-sector employees have been given this choice for nearly 30 years, the federal government currently prohibits private-sector workers from enjoying the same benefit.  The

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