HAZLETON –Congressman Lou Barletta, PA-11, today was presented with the Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) at the Hershey Company in Hazleton, Pennsylvania. Rep.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta, PA-11, has been presented with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s prestigious “Spirit of Enterprise” Award, which recognizes Members of Congress for their strong records of supporting pro-growth policies. Rep. Barletta was acknowledged for his votes in the 112thCongress, 2ndSession.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta, PA-11, today applauded the Department of Labor’s recent decision to end the freeze on enrollment in Job Corps, which directly affects the Keystone Job Corps Center in Drums, Pennsylvania. While this is an initial step towards full enrollment, Rep. Barletta hailed it as a positive first move.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta, PA-11, today praised Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett for prioritizing the necessary funding for the Central Susquehanna Valley Thruway, otherwise known as the Sunbury Bypass. The bypass would be built with the aid of $150 million in federal funds Rep. Barletta helped preserve. Gov.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta, PA-11, today issued the following statement regarding the death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher:
As almost everyone acknowledges, the federal government’s fiscal house is a mess. Spending has gotten out of control and we in the House of Representatives have taken the lead in addressing this problem. On March 21, 2013, I voted for the House budget resolution for Fiscal Year 2014 (FY14). This budget resolution, while not having the force of law, establishes a blueprint for future spending
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta, PA-11, today raised important questions about U.S. policy toward illegal immigration and how it affects national security and employment concerns for American workers. During a subcommittee hearing of the Homeland Security Committee, Barletta pointed out that promises made in the 1986 amnesty program have borne out to be hollow.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta, PA-11, today released the following statement on the budget plan proposed by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan:
WASHINGTON–U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, today endorsed legislation that would prohibit the federal government from levying a tax on employers for exercising their religious and moral beliefs by not complying with federal mandates under Obamacare.
As you know, on March 1, 2013, sequestration went into effect. Sequestration is a set of automatic across-the-board spending cuts. These cuts, totaling $85 billion for Fiscal Year 2013 (FY13), will be divided among various defense and domestic programs. It is important to remember that the Senate and the president have no plan for addressing sequestration, while the House of Representatives