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March 25, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) joined Representatives Diana DeGette (CO-1) and Scott Peters (CA-52) to announce their plan to strengthen methane emission standards for the oil and gas industry, overturning a Trump administration rule that weakened or even eliminated limitations on methane and volatile organic compound emissions.  They will introduce a Resolution of Disapproval this week under the Congressional Review Act, which would negat

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 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 8, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (S. 1811) to authorize the U.S.

October 1, 2020 Press Release

(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.

September 24, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.

September 24, 2020 Video

Rep. Conor Lamb (PA-17) speaks on the House floor in support of proposed amendments within the Clean Economy Jobs & Innovation Act on September 24, 2020.