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(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.
(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
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:
(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.
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.
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) led a bipartisan coalition of Members in a letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos regarding standardized testing during the coronavirus public health crisis. The letter urges the U.S.
(PITTSBURGH, PA) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) announced that Ananth Kashyap, a student at Fox Chapel Area High School, is the winner of the Congressional App Challenge for Pennsylvania’s 17th District for their development of the “Covid Scanner” app.
(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.
(PITTSBURGH, PA) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) launched the annual Congressional App Challenge for middle and high school students living or attending school in Pennsylvania’s 17th Congressional District. Sponsored by the Internet Education Foundation, this nationwide competition recognizes and encourages the programming and app design skills of young constituents and is a great opportunity to showcase programming skills.
(PITTSBURGH, PA) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) announced that recent Hampton Township High School graduate Katelyn Januck is the winner of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition for Pennsylvania’s 17th District for her pencil drawing “Class of…”. Januck is enrolled to attend The Savannah College of Art and Design this fall.