WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta, PA-11, has authored a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration advocating Tobyhanna Army Depot as the location of the FAA’s Integrated Control Facility for air traffic control. The new site must be within 150 miles of New York City, but currently, locations outside of New York State are not being considered. Co
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta, PA-11, has issued the following statement regarding numerous news reports that there were visa violations associated with at least one of the three suspects arrested this week for assisting one of the accused Boston Marathon Bombers:
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: