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September 8, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) was joined by Representatives Susan Wild (PA-7), Dwight Evans (PA-3) and Ann McLane Kuster (NH-2) to introduce the Restore Environmental Vitality and Improve Volatile Economy by the Civilian Conservation Corps of 2021, or the REVIVE the CCC Act, which would revitalize the 1930s-era Civilian Conservation Corps into a modern-day employment, job training and conservation program.  S

August 10, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) was joined by Representative David McKinley (WV-01) in introducing the bipartisan Resources to Expand Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (RE-POWER) Act, legislation that would provide an additional $1 billion in funding for the Appalachian Regional Commission’s (ARC) POWER Initiative. 

July 16, 2021 Press Release

(PITTSBURGH, PA) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) and Allegheny County Executive, Rich Fitzgerald hosted Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm and senior officials from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for a meeting with regional stakeholders to discuss the future of manufacturing and decarbonization.  

June 30, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) attended a White House Signing Ceremony where President Joseph R. Biden signed S.J. Res. 14, a bipartisan Resolution to restore methane energy regulations and environmental protections in the old and gas industry.  After the ceremony Lamb issued the following statement:

June 30, 2021 Photo Gallery

On June 30, 2021, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) attended a White House Signing Ceremony where President Joseph R. Biden signed S.J. Res. 14, a bipartisan Resolution to restore methane energy regulations and environmental protections in the old and gas industry.

June 30, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) –  Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) was joined by Representative Stephanie Bice (OK-05) in introducing the bipartisan Abandoned Well Remediation Research and Development Act.  Lamb and Bice are both members of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.  This legislation would establish an abandoned wells research, development, and demonstration program at the Department of Energy.

June 25, 2021 Video

Rep. Conor Lamb (PA-17) speaks on the House floor in support of S.J.Res.14, legislation that would restore commonsense energy regulations and environmental protections that limit methane emissions from the oil and natural gas industry.

June 25, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) –  Today, the House passed S.J.Res. 14, led by Representatives Conor Lamb (PA-17), Diana DeGette (CO-1) and Scott Peters (CA-52) in the House, to restore commonsense energy regulations and environmental protections that limit methane emissions from the oil and natural gas industry.  S.J.Res.

June 10, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee (T&I) passed the INVEST in America Act (H.R.

May 20, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17), a member of the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure, was joined by Representative Mike Doyle (PA-18) to introduce the Freight Rail Innovation Act.  Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced companion legislation in the Senate.  The bicameral legislation would establish a Freight Rail Innovation Institute, comprised of a university research partner and locomotive manufacturer, with the goal of