HAZLETON – On Monday, a federal judge blocked President Donald Trump’s executive order to cut funding from sanctuary cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. The ruling by U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick, an Obama appointee, has been appealed by the Trump Administration sending the decision to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
WASHINGTON – It’s been 31 years since the last significant reform to the tax code was undertaken. Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, by a vote of 227 – 205, marking another step forward towards tax cuts for the middle class and businesses. Barletta voted in favor of the legislation.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) received commitment from U.S.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today voted for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which authorizes funding for members of our military and their families and helps to keep Americans safe. The FY18 NDAA authorizes $626 billion for the Department of Defense base budget, $66 billion for Overseas Contingency Operations, and $8 billion f
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today issued the following statement in recognition of Veterans Day, Saturday, November 11, 2017:
WASHINGTON – This week, Rep. Lou Barletta (PA-11) voted on a number of bills that would help our nation’s veterans.
WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) pushed for implementation of an enhanced biometric entry-exit screening system during a House Homeland Security Committee hearing entitled “Preventing the Next Attack: TSA’s Role in Keeping Our Transportation Systems Secure.” Newly confirmed TSA Administrator, Ret.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11), Republican Co-Chair of the Job Corps Caucus, claimed victory in his fight to protect the Job Corps program from impending cuts by the Department of Labor (DOL). This week Barletta, along with Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX) and Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) sought solutions to opioid related workforce issues during a Committee on Education and the Workforce joint subcommittee hearing on the opioid crisis. The Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education and the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development joined together for a hearing titled, “Close t