WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today praised the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for passage of legislation that would crack down on “sanctuary cities” – those localities which refuse to cooperate in the enforcement of federal immigration laws. The legislation, which is now being considered by the Pennsylvania Senate, imposes financial penalties on such lo
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today urged residents of Pennsylvania’s 11th District to dispose of unwanted, unused, or expired prescription drugs by participating in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, October 22, 2016. Sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), the program is designed to remove surplus medication from circulation and pre
Rep. Barletta visits Albrightsville Volunteer Fire Company during one of his Main Street Tours of Pennsylvania’s 11th Congressional District.
Rep. Barletta (left) presents long-overdue medals to Navy veteran Steve Beeman in a ceremony at the family business, Beeman’s Baked Goods in Carlisle.
HAZLETON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today announced that he has named long-time area attorney Conrad A.
HAZLETON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today announced that the City of Hazleton Police Department has been awarded a grant of $614,747 under the Department of Justice’s Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) program. It is a three-year grant for two new full-time officers, covering nearly all salary and benefits. The COPS grant for Hazleton was awarded as part of $
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) backed legislation that delays an Obama Administration rule that would more than double the salary threshold for employees eligible for overtime pay, reducing opportunities for workers and hurting nonprofits, colleges, and universities. Barletta was an original cosponsor of H.R.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today voted to override President Obama’s veto of legislation that clarifies that victims of terrorist attacks may bring civil lawsuits against foreign states and individuals who sponsor, aid, or abet acts of terrorism on American soil. The bill, the Justice Against Sponsors of Terror Act (S.2040), narrows
Rep. Barletta (right) and state Sen. Yudichak read to SHINE students at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Wilkes-Barre.