WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today led a hearing examining ways to save taxpayers billions of dollars by implementing legislation to streamline the disposal of excess federal real estate. The Federal Assets Sale and Transfer Act (FASTA), which was signed into law in December 2016, creates a six-year pilot program to sell up to $8 bill
HAZLETON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today released the following statement regarding a federal jury’s decision to sentence Jessie Con-ui to life in prison for the murder of Eric Williams. Williams, a Nanticoke native and Senior Correctional Officer at the United States Prison at Canaan, was murdered by convicted gang assassin Jessie Con-ui while on duty in 2013. Con-u
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today scored victory with a new Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) policy allowing property owners greater control of underground oil, gas, or mineral rights that include hydraulic fracturing on property acquired with FEMA mitigation funds. Barletta in 2014 sent then-FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate a
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today was one of four U.S. House members who met at the White House with President Donald J.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today successfully added two amendments to a major piece of aviation legislation in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Barletta’s first amendment boosts Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding to help airports deal with the backlog of needed infrastructure projects. The second amendment requires
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) tomorrow will once again participate in the annual “Hold Their Feet to the Fire” Radio Row event, hosted by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR). Barletta, a national leader in the effort to combat illegal immigration, will join radio hosts from across the country to discuss the problem of illegal immigrat
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision to review two lower court rulings blocking President Donald J. Trump’s executive order temporarily suspending travel to the United States from six countries with strong connections to terrorism.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today voted for, and the House unanimously passed, bipartisan legislation to help prepare Americans to enter the workforce with the skills they need to compete for high-skilled, in-demand jobs. The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, H.R.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today highlighted the success of the Keystone Job Corps Center in Drums, Pennsylvania during a House Education and the Workforce Committee hearing, “Student Safety in the Job Corps Program,” about improving safety and security at Job Corps centers across the nation. Barletta, the Republican Chairman of the Job Corps Caucus