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Feb 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today voted to overturn the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) “Stream Buffer Rule,” which has the effect of killing jobs at coal mines that have virtually no environmental impact off-site.  Among other requirements, the rule mandates a 100-foot buffer between coal mines and nearby streams, although DOI’s own reports show that almos

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Jan 31, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today issued the following statement regarding President Donald J. Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, for the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court:

Jan 31, 2017 Press Release

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Jan 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today commented further on President Trump’s executive order of Friday, January 27, 2017, which suspended the flawed U.S.

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Jan 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today applauded President Trump’s executive order suspending the flawed U.S.

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Jan 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) has reintroduced legislation to make overstaying a visa a criminal offense rather than a civil offense as federal law currently holds.  Under the bill, H.R.

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Jan 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) has reintroduced legislation designed to improve the cooperation of federal, state, and local agencies in detecting, preventing, and responding to terrorist or criminal threats.  The bill, the Fusion Center Enhancement Act, would clarify and enhance the partnership between the Department of Homeland Securit

Jan 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today issued the following statement regarding Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s decision to keep state correctional institutions (SCI) in Northeast Pennsylvania open, while closing one in Pittsburgh.  Wolf had been reportedly considering closing two prisons from a list of five, including SCI-Retreat, SCI-Frackville, and SCI-Waymart.

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Jan 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today praised two executive actions taken by President Donald J.

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