Congressman Conor Lamb was sworn into the United States House of Representatives on January 5, 2021 to represent Pennsylvania's 17th Congressional District, which includes parts of Allegheny and Butler Counties, as well as all of Beaver County in southwestern Pennsylvania.
Lamb previously served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Justice Department's Pittsburgh office. In this position, he prosecuted violent crimes and drug trafficking and helped establish the office as a national leader in the fight against the heroin epidemic. Lamb served on active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps from 2009-2013 and went on to serve as a Major in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves.
Lamb's priorities during the 117th Congress include protecting Social Security and Medicare as well as fighting for good jobs and strong unions. Using his own personal knowledge and experience to help veterans, Lamb serves on House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. He is also a member of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology and the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure, where he serves on multiple subcommittees to develop commonsense solutions to our nation’s toughest challenges.
Lamb serves as the Chair of the Congressional Steel Caucus, working with colleagues from both parties to strengthen the steel industry to protect the jobs and workers in PA-17. He is determined to make health care more affordable and to take aggressive action to combat the heroin epidemic. Lamb also serves on the Problem Solvers Caucus, For Country Caucus, Expand Social Security, and the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus.
Lamb resides in his hometown of Mt. Lebanon. He is a graduate of Pittsburgh Central Catholic High School (2002) and of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Pennsylvania Law School (2006, 2009).
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