WASHINGTON– In a five-minute speech delivered on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday morning, Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, said that the response to the looming debt limit crisis is the defining issue of the 112th Congress.
WASHINGTON– U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, announced today that several internships are available in both his Washington, D.C., and Northeastern Pennsylvania district offices.
WASHINGTON– As the president and Senate Democrats continue to balk at implementing spending cuts and restoring fiscal sanity to Washington, U.S. Representative Lou Barletta, PA-11, voted for a plan that cuts next year’s congressional spending by more than 12 percent below President Obama’s request.
WASHINGTON– U.S. Representative Lou Barletta, PA-11, has cosponsored a bill that will make sure Social Security, Medicare, and military pay and benefits will not be interrupted if the national debt ceiling is reached.
WASHINGTON– U.S. Representative Lou Barletta, PA-11, on Tuesday admonished President Obama for using scare tactics on American senior citizens, military families, veterans, and those who rely on checks from the federal government in order to push the administration’s agenda for tax increases.
WASHINGTON– U.S. Representative Lou Barletta, PA-11, joined his colleagues in the House to unveil and support the All Children are Equal (ACE) Act, which would bring more federal education funding to school districts in the 11th Congressional District.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Lou Barletta, PA-11, announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved a new designation for an area of Scranton that will reduce the flood insurance rates for residents.
WASHINGTON– U.S. Representative Lou Barletta, PA-11, strongly opposes a new bill that extends the federal E-Verify program because it guts the rights of states and municipalities to enact and enforce laws that punish those who knowingly employ illegal aliens.
WASHINGTON– U.S. Representative Lou Barletta, PA-11, recently began holding roundtable talks with groups of local experts in the areas of education and business to talk about ideas and best practices he can bring to Washington.