WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) voted in favor of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget resolution, which paves the way for tax reform. The resolution, Senate Amendment to H. Con. Res. 71, will activate the budget reconciliation process and allow for passage of tax reform in the Senate by simple majority. The resolution passed the House by a vote of 216 to 212
WASHINGTON—Today, President Donald J. Trump outlined a new strategy to deal with the ongoing threat posed by Iran by decertifying the Iran nuclear deal. The core strategy, released by the White House early this morning, will focus on neutralizing the Government of Iran’s destabilizing influence and constraining its aggression, particularly its support for terrorism and militants.
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HARRISBURG – Today, President Donald J. Trump spoke to a full capacity crowd at the National Guard Hanger in Harrisburg International Airport. The speech touted the benefits of tax cuts and reform for the American workers, businesses, and the economy.
WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) applauded Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Director Scott Pruitt’s decision to begin the process of formally rolling back the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan, arguing that the job-killing regulation exceeds the agency’s statutory authority.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Lou Barletta helped push legislation that would protect American jobs and entrepreneurship through the Committee on Education and the Workforce. The Save Local Business Act, H.R. 3441, of which Barletta is an original cosponsor, would roll back the Obama era definition of a “joint employer.” The bill passed out of committee by a vote of 23 to 17.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) voted for a bill led by Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz) that restricts abortions 20 weeks or more after conception. Science has proven that unborn children of 20 weeks are capable of feeling pain; however, federal law still permits the late-term abortions of babies. Commonly referred to as “Micah’s Law,” H.R.
WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) voted for legislation led by Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson (PA-5) that would protect long established private property rights to underground minerals, including oil and natural gas, in the Allegheny National Forest. Roughly 478,283 acres of this 517,000 acre subsurface mineral estate in Northwestern Pennsylvania are privately owned.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11), a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, today applauded President Trump’s announcement that he will be using his constitutional authority to strengthen security standards for foreign nationals traveling to the United States. President Trump’s enhancement of national securi