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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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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

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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.
May 22, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) -- The following is a statement issued by Congressman Conor Lamb regarding his vote today against S. 2155 to roll back important consumer and financial protections put in place in response to the 2008 economic recession:

“Before the recession, if you deposited a dollar in your bank, they would keep approximately three cents on hand, and then loan out or invest the rest.  After Dodd-Frank, many banks keep more like 6 or 7 cents on hand for each dollar someone deposits.  We should not go backwards.  

May 9, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Congressman Conor Lamb (PA-18) emphasized the importance of keeping Pennsylvania’s nuclear plants online to the Secretary of Energy, Rick Perry, and in a letter sent to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), earlier today. Congressman Lamb proposed working with Secretary Perry on a solution to address the pending closure of nuclear plants in the Commonwealth and highlighted the importance of the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station, which is in danger of prematurely closing.