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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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January 22, 2021 Press Release

(PITTSBURGH, PA) – Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17), a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, announced today that the Upper Ohio Navigation Project was granted a $22 million Construction New Start award from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  This $22 million award will enable the Army Corps to finish the pre-construction engineering and design phase and begin construction work on the Montgomery Locks and Dam. 

December 28, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) issued the following statement regarding his votes for the Caring for Americans with Supplemental Help (CASH) Act to increase economic impact payments to $2,000 and to override the President’s veto of the bipartisan William M.

December 21, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) issued the following statement after passage of the Omnibus Appropriations and Emergency Coronavirus Relief Package (H.R. 133), which includes a $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill:

“Too many families were stretched too thin for far too long this year.  Our constituents have demanded – over and over again – that we set politics aside and just meet basic needs for cash and food. 

December 8, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 6395) Conference Report to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2021 for the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DOD) military activities, in order to ensure the security of the country and the men and women who serve to defend it.  In July, H.R.

December 8, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (S. 1811) to authorize the U.S.

December 4, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) statement following the passage of the MORE Act:

“I support decriminalizing marijuana.  It’s a big, serious issue that needs to be done the right way.  This is a small, non-serious bill that wasn’t done the right way and will never be signed into law, regardless of who is President.  And everyone knows that.  This was an opportunity for people to say they voted to ‘legalize marijuana’ without doing any of the work to actually accomplish that.

November 20, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the House passed the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020 (H.R.

November 19, 2020 Video

Rep. Conor Lamb (PA-17) delivers a speech on the floor of the House in support of an amendment he proposed for inclusion in the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020 that would require veteran service organizations (VSOs) to help promote and raise awareness about apprenticeship opportunities.

October 1, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) statement following the passage of the HEROES Act:

“We need a bipartisan deal that can actually be signed into law and get money into the hands of people who need it right now.  And we all know that won’t happen with this HEROES bill.

September 29, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) –  Today Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17), who serves as Vice Chair of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, was joined by Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-1) and Gil Cisneros (CA-39) to introduce the Protecting Apprenticeship Training for Veterans Act, which would extend GI Bill benefits for veterans whose registered apprenticeships were cut short due to COVID-19.  This legislation