• By Rep. Lou Barletta When I was mayor of Hazleton, I learned firsthand how illegal immigration hurts small-town America. I also learned that the federal government was not going to do anything to stop it. Like many Americans, I am tired of politicians in Washington who talk about securing our borders and fighting illegal immigration, only to fail to deliver on more broken promises. Donald Trump is not a politician. He immediately caught my attention as the only presidential candidate to seriously highlight the … read more

  • 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