• NEW YORK – Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) today participated in a national security roundtable with Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump at Trump Tower to discuss strategies for defeating radical Islamic terrorism and keeping America safe. “Donald Trump today reinforced that ensuring the safety of the American people will be his administration’s top priority and that he has a plan to bolster our national security. We discussed ways to improve communication between federal and local law enforcement so that we … read more

  • Originally published in the Citizens’ Voice. KINGSTON — U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta said Tuesday the country’s social services network is antiquated and changes need to come to help people like grandparents raising grandchildren born to addicted parents. Barletta, R-Hazleton, met with a few grandparents in the office of attorney David Saba to discuss what can be done to provide financial help for grandparents with limited resources to assure their grandchildren are provided a safe care plan. “I want to help,” Barletta … read more

  • Originally published in the Standard Speaker. U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, R-11, presented an Angels in Adoption award to Brandon’s Forever Home, the non-profit organization focused on raising awareness of adoption and foster care and placing children with loving, permanent families. Brandon’s Forever Home was founded two years ago in Hazleton by state Rep. Tarah Toohil, R-116, and local attorney Lorine Ogurkis, who each have their own personal experiences with adoption and foster children. Barletta nominated the group for the honor, awarded … read more