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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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July 18, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) voted this week to pass the Raise the Wage Act (H.R. 582) and the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 (H.R. 748). 

"We need to do more to help the men and women across the country who are working hard but still struggling to make ends meet due to low wages and high healthcare costs,” said Lamb.  “The passage of these two bills are critical steps to help stabilize and grow our middle class."

June 21, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – As part of the ongoing federal budget appropriations process for fiscal year 2020, the House adopted four amendments sponsored by Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) this week.

"These are smart investments in programs that protect jobs, protect our energy grid, protect our servicemembers and assist local farmers, and important examples of how our government can support the great work being done by Western Pennsylvanians every day," said Lamb.

April 10, 2019 Video

Rep. Conor Lamb (PA-17) testifies at the Energy & Water Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.

April 9, 2019 Video

Rep. Conor Lamb (PA-17) and Rep. John Larson (CT-1) discuss the impact of the Social Security 2100 Act.

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."