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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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April 15, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) was joined by Representative Jenniffer González-Colón (PR-At Large), to introduce the bipartisan Supporting Education Recognition for Veterans during Emergencies (SERVE) Act.  The legislation will ensure that veterans’ service-connected medical qualifications and expertise are utilized by the U.S.

April 2, 2021 Press Release

(PITTSBURGH, PA) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Martin Walsh and U.S. Department of Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, calling on them to protect the health care of workers who strike during negotiations for a fair contract.

April 1, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17), along with Representatives Bob Gibbs (OH-7), Salud Carbajal (CA-24) and John Katko (NY-24), led a bipartisan letter to House leadership advocating for additional funding for state Departments of Transportation (DOT) in the next infrastructure legislative package. 

March 19, 2021 Press Release

(PITTSBURGH, PA) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) announced that his office is now accepting requests for Community Project Funding (CPF) for the Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) Appropriations process, to direct funding to specific governmental entities, nonprofit organizations, or geographic locations.  Through the new CPF program, Members of Congress will be able to request funding for up to 10 specific projects in their districts to serve the public good.  The deadline for submission of CPF requests for PA-17 is Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 5:00 P

March 10, 2021 Page

The American Rescue Plan (H.R. 1319) is a $1.9 trillion emergency legislative package to provide the resources needed to address the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis and spur a strong economic recovery.

The American Rescue Plan Act will:

February 27, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) –  Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) statement following the House of Representative’s passage of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (H.R. 1319):

“This bill provides wartime-level funding to help end the COVID-19 pandemic.  To honor the 500,000 Americans who have lost their lives, we must fight this virus to the finish, and the size and scope of this bill will allow us to do that. 

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 28, 2020 Page

Congress has passed six major packages of legislation in response to the coronavirus pandemic:

H.R. 6074, the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, provided $8.3 billion in entirely new funding to combat the coronavirus epidemic and included critical transparency and accountability provisions to ensure that all funds would be used as intended to keep Americans safe. 

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.