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In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Congress recently passed H.R. 748, the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This critical $2 trillion spending package includes provisions to support families and workers, small businesses, state and local organizations and health care workers and hospitals. Previously, Congress passed two bipartisan measures – H.R.
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representatives Conor Lamb (PA-17) and Dan Newhouse (WA-4) introduced H.R.
(WASHINGTON, DC) – The Upper Ohio Navigation Project has received $7.7 million in funding for the Pre-Construction Engineering and Design (PED) phase under the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) FY2020 Work Plan. The Upper Ohio Navigation Project addresses lock condition and capacity issues at Emsworth, Dashields, and Montgomery Locks and Dams along the Ohio River.
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) issued a report highlighting the work of his office in 2019 for the constituents of Pennsylvania’s 17th Congressional District.
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representatives Conor Lamb (PA-17) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-3) recently introduced H.R. 5428, the Grid Modernization Research and Development Act of 2019. This bill would refine and expand vital research programs at the Department of Energy focused on modernizing and improving our nation’s electric grid.
On Thursday, September 19, Congressman Lamb questioned the Honorable Andrew Wheeler, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during a full committee hearing of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology’s Subcommittee on Energy, chaired by Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17), passed two bipartisan bills that are essential to developing innovative energy technologies to advance our nation’s clean energy future. H.R. 4091 increases the budget for the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy, or ARPA-E, and modernizes the research program. H.R. 4230 authorizes the Department of Energy to advance technologies that will help reduce emissions from industrial sources.
(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.
Rep. Conor Lamb (PA-17) testifies at the Energy & Water Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Democrats on the House Science, Space and Technology Committee unanimously elected Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) to serve as Chair of the Energy Subcommittee for the 116th Congress.