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Congressman Conor Lamb

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania

Education

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May 14, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) announced Mt. Lebanon High School student Alayna Hollist as the winner of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition for Pennsylvania’s 17th District for her colored pencil piece “The Candy Shop.”  Hollist, a junior, was declared the winner during a reception hosted by Lamb at Chatham University’s Eden Hall campus in Gibsonia on Monday evening.

Lamb received 52 pieces of art for the contest, including paintings, photographs, drawings, mixed media and stained glass from more than 40 students from schools across PA-17. 

March 11, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) -- Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) is now accepting entries for the annual Congressional Art Competition, a nationwide competition for high school students interested in the arts and looking for an opportunity to showcase their creativity.  Sponsored by the Congressional Institute, the annual contest recognizes young artists across the nation and is open to all high school students living in Pennsylvania’s 17th Congressional District.

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.

September 17, 2018 Press Release

This month, Congressman Lamb’s constituent services team will host mobile office hours across the 18th District to help with issues regarding federal agencies, including:

-- Social Security Administration (SSA)
-- Department of Veteran Affairs (VA)
-- Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
-- Medicare
-- United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
-- Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
-- U.S. Postal Service (USPS)
-- Department of State (DoS)

Dates and locations for mobile office hours in September:

September 14, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Conor Lamb (D-PA-18) and Representative Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) introduced the bipartisan Military Learning for Credit Act to help veterans obtain college credit for prior military learning and training, increasing their chances of earning a degree.