WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) has been named a conferee on bipartisan legislation aimed at addressing the opiate addiction epidemic, as House and Senate negotiators will hammer out differences between their competing versions of the bill. Barletta was the lead sponsor of H.R.
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This coming September, Brayden Cummings would be celebrating his second birthday in Lehighton, Pennsylvania. Sadly, he didn’t live long enough to see that young age, because he died of asphyxiation when he was only six weeks old. Police say his mother, who was addicted to heroin and high on other drugs at the time, fell asleep on top of the boy and smothered him to death. If there had been b
By Rep. Lou Barletta and PA state Sen. John Yudichak
Protecting Those Who Can't Protect Themselves
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today announced that Harrisburg International Airport (HIA) has been awarded a federal grant of over $8.8 million to fund the rehabilitation of its runway. The grant, from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) within the Department of Transportation, will maintain the structural integrity of the runway pavement and help minimiz
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today voted to protect access to affordable retirement advice for low- and middle-income families, blocking the Department of Labor’s (DOL) flawed “fiduciary rule.” The DOL rule imposes new mandates and regulations on retirement advisors, raising bip
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today voted in favor of legislation that protects email privacy the same way the government is prevented from going through citizens’ regular mail without a search warrant. Barletta co-sponsored H.R.