- H.R. 3826 Provides Reasonable Alternative to Greenhouse Gas Control -
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta, PA-11, issued the following statement regarding his vote in favor of the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives:
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta, PA-11, praised the passage of several bills as part of Stop Government Abuse Week in the House of Representatives.
No one is denying that our nation’s immigration system is broken and needs to be fixed. Unfortunately, the immigration proposal recently unveiled by House leaders bears an uncanny resemblance to a “piecemeal” repackaging of the disastrous Senate plan. If it talks like a duck and walks like a duck, it’s a duck.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) announces the nomination of students from Pennsylvania’s 11th District to the United States service academies.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta, PA-11, today issued the following statement regarding the House passage of legislation to suspend the debt ceiling through March 15, 2015.
“With our national debt now well over $17 trillion dollars, I could not in good conscience vote for a bill that would extend our borrowing limit without reductions elsewhere.
WASHINGTON - Yesterday, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued final regulations regarding the Employer Mandate Provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including a section on our nation’s volunteer firefighters and emergency medical personnel.
The State of Our Union
A week ago, President Obama tried to convince us that our economy is better off today than it was when he first took office. However, our national debt is 18 trillion dollars and growing, the roll-out of the Affordable Care Act has proven disastrous, and executive overreach has become the new normal in Washington.
WASHINGTON– This afternoon the House Ways and Means Committee passed Rep. Barletta’s Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act by a unanimous vote of 37-0.