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Congressman Conor Lamb

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania

Economy

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MILITARY LENDING ACT PROTECTIONS LETTER

Representative Conor Lamb (D-PA) led a bipartisan letter with Representatives Walter Jones (R-NC) and Jacky Rosen (D-NV) to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) urging the agency to protect servicemembers and their families by upholding current Military Lending Act Protections. View the letter.

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February 26, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) issued the following statement regarding the House vote on the privileged resolution (H.J. Res. 46) to terminate the emergency declaration:

February 25, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the House passed the Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act (H.R. 425), a bipartisan bill authored by Representative Neal Dunn (R-FL) and co-sponsored by Rep. Conor Lamb (D-PA-17).  The bill encourages veterans to study and pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields and directs the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop a comprehensive outreach plan to increase veteran participation in its STEM education and research programs.

February 25, 2019 Video

The Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act (H.R. 425) is a bipartisan bill authored by Representative Neal Dunn (R-FL) and co-sponsored by Rep. Conor Lamb (D-PA-17). The bill encourages veterans to study and pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields and directs the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop a comprehensive outreach plan to increase veteran participation in its STEM education and research programs.

January 30, 2019 Video

In commemoration of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s birthday, Congress has made a pledge to strengthen social security -- not cut it. The American people support social security because it is universal. Everyone pays. Everyone benefits. #Secure2100 #PA17

January 25, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) issued the following statement regarding the temporary deal to reopen the government:

"This shutdown has been a nightmare for hundreds of thousands of federal employees, their families, and the millions of Americans who rely on our federal workforce.  I’m relieved it is finally coming to an end so people can go back to work and get paid for the work they've done.

January 23, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Congressman Pete Visclosky (D-IN) announced that Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) will be the new Chairman of the Congressional Steel Caucus during the 116th Congress.

"America produces the world's best steel, and southwestern Pennsylvania produces the world's best steelworkers.  I'm excited for the opportunity to lead this bipartisan group and work with my colleagues from both parties to help strengthen the steel industry to protect American jobs and American workers."

October 23, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Conor Lamb (D-PA) led a bipartisan letter with Representatives Walter Jones (R-NC) and Jacky Rosen (D-NV) to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) urging the agency to protect servicemembers and their families by upholding current Military Lending Act Protections. More than forty other Members of the House joined this effort.

September 28, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) -- Representative Conor Lamb (PA-18) issued the following statement after the passage of H.R. 6760:

"The tax cuts for families and small businesses should've been permanent from the start -- the fact that they weren't shows who the Republican tax bill was really designed to help.  We should be helping people who actually need it, people working hard while their paychecks aren't increasing as much as they should," said Lamb.

July 30, 2018 Press Release

Individuals affected by events such as fire or localized flooding should report damages to their local municipality and/or county Emergency Management Agency. Reporting damages helps to identify county or region-specific services available for assistance. An accurate and timely assessment of damages in a disaster also helps local and state officials make the case for federal assistance if needed.

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July 19, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Congressman Conor Lamb (PA-18) issued the following statement on H.Con.Res.119: “This resolution is exactly the kind of political nonsense that I came to Washington to change. If we were actually voting on a bill that did what this resolution says and caused so much damage to our economy, of course I would oppose it. But make no mistake: this isn’t serious policy. We were sent here to make laws, not pass meaningless resolutions.