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Aug 1, 2016 Press Release

CARLISLE – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today announced the award of a $5 million federal grant to the Borough of Carlisle for use in the completion of streets, intersection restoration, and improvements like pedestrian and bicycle facilities.  The grant from the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) construction

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Jul 31, 2016 Barletta Bulletin

Standing up for Our Law Enforcement Officers

Jul 28, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Barletta presented overdue medals to area veterans at a ceremony in Hazleton. 

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Jul 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On the first anniversary of the Obama Administration’s ill-conceived Iran Nuclear Deal, Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) has supported a package of three bills to curtail Iran’s ability to support terrorism and impose sanctions on the belligerent regime.  Barletta voted in favor of legislation to punish Iran for its support for terrorism, ballistic missile program,

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Jul 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today voted in favor of legislation that prevents federal agencies, or any state or local government receiving federal funds, from discriminating against individuals or institutions objecting to participating in abortions.  The protections, originally created by the “Weldon Amendment” in 2004, until recently have been enforced by th

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Jul 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today voted in favor of sweeping legislation combating the growing opioid epidemic, a package which contains his own bill that specifically protects addicted newborns and their caregivers.  Barletta was a member of the conference committee that worked out the differences between House and Senate versions.  The bill, titled the

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Jul 7, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today supported bipartisan legislation to reform Career and Technical Education (CTE) policy to help more Americans enter the workforce with the skills they need to compete for high-skilled, in-demand jobs.  In a hearing of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, Barletta voted for the Strengthening Career and T

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Jul 7, 2016 Opinion Editorial

By Rep. Lou Barletta

Op-ed in the Washington Times

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Jul 6, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today voted in favor of sweeping legislation to reform the mental health system, addressing the needs of more than 10 million Americans facing serious mental illness and the countless others who go without diagnosis or treatment.  The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act (H.R. 2646), authored by Rep.

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