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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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May 3, 2017 Press Release

Click here for video of Rep. Barletta managing the bill on the House floor.

Apr 27, 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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Apr 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today applauded the launch of an office within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which will provide services to people who have been victims of crimes committed by illegal aliens.  The Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement Office (VOICE) was established by President Donald J.

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