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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.

September 24, 2020 Video

Rep. Conor Lamb (PA-17) speaks on the House floor in support of the Clean Economy Jobs & Innovation Act (H.R. 4447). This legislation increases research and development across all forms of energy generation, funds  the science for our next breakthrough technologies and modernizes our country’s energy infrastructure.

July 29, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (H.R. 7575), a bipartisan bill that authorizes the U.S.

July 29, 2020 Video

Rep. Conor Lamb (PA-17) speaks on the House floor in support of the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (H.R. 7575) on July 29, 2020.

July 1, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today the House of Representatives passed the Moving Forward Act (H.R.2), a $1.5 trillion plan to rebuild America’s infrastructure.  Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) voted in support of the legislation, which was passed on a bipartisan basis.  The bill provides funding for roads, bridges and transit systems, as well as schools, housing, broadband access, clean energy, water infrastructure, modernizes the Postal Service, and provides

June 18, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee passed H.R. 2, the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act, which provides $494 billion over five years to make infrastructure investments in surface and rail transportation.  Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17), a member of the Committee, voted in support of the legislation.

March 30, 2020 Page

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March 9, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representatives Conor Lamb (PA-17) and Dan Newhouse (WA-4) introduced H.R.

February 11, 2020 Press Release

(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.