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Dec 23, 2017 Press Release

HAZLETON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) released the following statement:

“Mary Grace and I would like to wish all a very Merry Christmas!”

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Dec 23, 2017 Press Release

HAZLETON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) issued the following statement after a gunman attacked Pennsylvania law enforcement officers outside the Statehouse in Harrisburg, PA:

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Dec 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.

Dec 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. House of Representatives voted on a package (House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.

Dec 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, President Donald J. Trump issued an executive order to boost production of domestically sourced critical minerals.  This announcement comes after the Department of Interior and the U.S. Geological Survey released a report yesterday which found that in 2016, the U.S. was partially or fully reliant on imports for 23 mineral commodities.  The report states that the U.S.

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Dec 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – It’s been 31 years since the last significant reform to the U.S. tax code was undertaken.  Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the conference committee report on H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, by a vote of 227 to 203, cementing a once in a  generation win for the American people.  Barletta voted in favor of the legislation.

Dec 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Homeland Security passed a bill supporting the use of American-bred canines for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).  H.R.

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Dec 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11), chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management held a hearing titled, “The Opioid Epidemic in Appalachia: Addressing Hurdles to Economic Development in the Region.” 

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Dec 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.

Dec 12, 2017 Press Release

"The purpose of today’s hearing is to examine the impact of the opioid crisis on economic development in Appalachia.

The opioid crisis has touched the lives of countless Americans.  This public health emergency has taken the lives of far too many of our nation’s citizens, and has had significant adverse effects on our economy and labor force participation.

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