WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today voted for committee passage of a bill to protect access to affordable retirement advice for low- and middle-income families, blocking the Department of Labor’s (DOL) flawed “fiduciary rule.” The rule imposes new mandates and regulations on retirement advisors, raising bipartisan concerns about negative impacts on individuals
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today voted for two pieces of legislation designed to improve poor customer service at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and strengthen the standard of conduct among employees of the tax agency. One bill prohibits the IRS from awarding bonuses to any employee until the agency creates a plan to increase responsiveness to taxpayer n
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today succeeded in amending pipeline safety legislation to protect the interests of states in using their own pipeline inspectors when dealing with federal agencies. Barletta’s amendment was incorporated into H.R.
“It’s like having Lance Armstrong lead a task force on fair competition in bicycle racing.”
- Rep. Lou Barletta (PA-11)
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today issued a statement regarding the announcement that the proposed federal courthouse project in Harrisburg has received $29.5 million in partial funding. The long-awaited federal courthouse construction plan, developed by the federal judiciary and the General Services Administration (GSA), is required by the Consolidated Approp
Rep. Barletta was presented with the Chairman’s Award by Bill Hawk,
“… he shall take care that the laws be faithfully executed …”
- U.S. Constitution
Article II, Section 3
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today began seeking further support from his colleagues in the House of Representatives for his bipartisan legislation that protects newborn babies who are born addicted to opioids, which include a variety of pain medications or other drugs, such as heroin. Along with Rep.
Rep. Barletta discusses his bill to protect volunteer firefighters from the unintended consequences of Obamacare at the Nanticoke Fire Department last year.