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Sep 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11), a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, today applauded President Trump’s announcement that he will be using his constitutional authority to strengthen security standards for foreign nationals traveling to the United States.  President Trump’s enhancement of national securi

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Sep 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) on Friday, September 22, 2017 attended a roundtable discussion on veterans issues, where he had the privilege of introducing the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), David Shulkin. 

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Sep 20, 2017 Press Release

HAZLETON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today announced the formation of the Congressional Afterschool Caucus, of which he will serve as the Republican Co-Chair.  The caucus brings together a group of bipartisan lawmakers to support afterschool programs and advocate for sufficient resources to promote quality educational programming in Pennsylvania and across the c

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Sep 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives today unanimously passed legislation introduced by Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) to strengthen information sharing between local, state, and federal law enforcement.  Barletta’s Department of Homeland Security Classified Facility Inventory Act, H.R.

Sep 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today announced that six local fire departments in Pennsylvania’s 11th Congressional District will receive a total of $538,403 through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program.

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today released the following statement in support of President Trump’s decision to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA):

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Sep 1, 2017 Press Release

Hazleton – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today announced that a local fire department in Newville, Pennsylvania has received a federal grant to help with recruitment and deployment capabilities.  The Penn Township Volunteer Fire Company will receive a grant of $182,045 from the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program.

Aug 30, 2017 Press Release

HAZLETON – Today, Congressman Lou Barletta applauded President Donald Trump’s remarks in Springfield, Missouri, during which the president spoke about his plan to implement a sweeping overhaul of the broken federal tax code.

Aug 22, 2017 Press Release

HAZLETON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11), a member of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, today released the following statement in support of President Trump’s military strategy in Afghanistan:

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