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Apr 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today urged Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf to request that the president issue a major disaster declaration to help communities in northeastern Pennsylvania recover from a recent crippling snowstorm.

Mar 31, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) recently sent a letter to U.S.

Mar 31, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today declared victory in response to the U.S.

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Mar 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today announced the introduction of a bill he co-sponsored that would help to pay for President Donald J. Trump’s proposed wall along the southern border.  Introduced by Rep. Mike D. Rogers (AL-03), with additional sponsors Reps.

Mar 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today voted for bipartisan legislation that would ensure Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) are able to plan infrastructure projects that best meet the needs of their local populations.  H.R.

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Mar 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today applauded the Trump Administration’s Energy Independence Executive Order, which rolls-back regulatory overreach included in the Obama Administration’s so-called Clean Power Plan.  The new executive order takes a number of steps to reduce unnecessary Obama-era regulations that hinder American job creation, reduce our energy ind

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Mar 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) celebrated the news that accused murderer Anthony Rocco Franklin will be extradited to face criminal trial in Columbia County, Pennsylvania.  Franklin, accused with his daughter of the 2012 murder of his son-in-law Frank Spencer, had fled to Argentina, where he has been imprisoned since September 2014.

Mar 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The House today passed by voice vote legislation introduced by Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) directing the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to expedite assistance to local communities recovering from disasters and provide them with greater flexibility to serve their residents.  Barletta’s bill, the Disaster Simplified Assistance Value Enhan

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Mar 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today applauded the Department of Justice’s announcement that it will deny certain federal grant funding to sanctuary cities.  The policy will require jurisdictions to certify compliance with federal immigration laws in order to be eligible for Department of Justice grants.  Barletta is the author of legislation, the Mob

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