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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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October 8, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) introduced the Pay Down, Upskill Act, legislation that would direct the U.S. Department of Education to provide eligible individuals with a one-time education credit of $10,000 to be used to pay down undergraduate student loan debt or to be used as a credit toward the pursuit of additional education or workforce training. 

September 8, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) was joined by Representatives Susan Wild (PA-7), Dwight Evans (PA-3) and Ann McLane Kuster (NH-2) to introduce the Restore Environmental Vitality and Improve Volatile Economy by the Civilian Conservation Corps of 2021, or the REVIVE the CCC Act, which would revitalize the 1930s-era Civilian Conservation Corps into a modern-day employment, job training and conservation program.  S

August 10, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) was joined by Representative David McKinley (WV-01) in introducing the bipartisan Resources to Expand Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (RE-POWER) Act, legislation that would provide an additional $1 billion in funding for the Appalachian Regional Commission’s (ARC) POWER Initiative. 

July 16, 2021 Press Release

(PITTSBURGH, PA) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) and Allegheny County Executive, Rich Fitzgerald hosted Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm and senior officials from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for a meeting with regional stakeholders to discuss the future of manufacturing and decarbonization.  

June 30, 2021 Photo Gallery

On June 30, 2021, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) attended a White House Signing Ceremony where President Joseph R. Biden signed S.J. Res. 14, a bipartisan Resolution to restore methane energy regulations and environmental protections in the old and gas industry.

June 30, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) –  Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) was joined by Representative Stephanie Bice (OK-05) in introducing the bipartisan Abandoned Well Remediation Research and Development Act.  Lamb and Bice are both members of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.  This legislation would establish an abandoned wells research, development, and demonstration program at the Department of Energy.

June 15, 2021 Page

Congressman Conor Lamb has submitted funding requests fior Community Project Funding requests in Pennsylvania’s 17th Congressional District pertaining to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022

For this process, each Member was allowed to submit no more than 10 Community Project Funding requests for consideration in the FY22 NDAA.  The committee will not consider requests that would direct Community Project Funding to any for-profit entities. 

June 15, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) was joined by Representative Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-1) in introducing the bipartisan Support for Community Bridges Act.  Lamb and Fitzpatrick are both members of the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure.  The legislation would set aside 2.5 percent of federal highway aid to better target funding to repair off-system structurally deficient bridges.  Any bridge or road not on th

June 10, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee (T&I) passed the INVEST in America Act (H.R.

May 20, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17), a member of the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure, was joined by Representative Mike Doyle (PA-18) to introduce the Freight Rail Innovation Act.  Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced companion legislation in the Senate.  The bicameral legislation would establish a Freight Rail Innovation Institute, comprised of a university research partner and locomotive manufacturer, with the goal of