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(PITTSBURGH, PA) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Martin Walsh and U.S. Department of Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, calling on them to protect the health care of workers who strike during negotiations for a fair contract.
(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.
WHERE TO GET THE VACCINE
Vaccines are safe and effective and the best way to protect you and those around you from serious illnesses.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health's COVID-19 Vaccine website includes a provider map for information about vaccine availability in your area. The provider map is updated regularly as new doses are shipped.
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) issued the following statement regarding his votes for the Caring for Americans with Supplemental Help (CASH) Act to increase economic impact payments to $2,000 and to override the President’s veto of the bipartisan William M.
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) – Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) issued the following statement after passage of the Omnibus Appropriations and Emergency Coronavirus Relief Package (H.R. 133), which includes a $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill:
“Too many families were stretched too thin for far too long this year. Our constituents have demanded – over and over again – that we set politics aside and just meet basic needs for cash and food.
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Senate amendment to the bipartisan Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020 (H.R. 7105) to increase access to health care and services for women veterans, provide for training opportunities for unemployed veterans, provide assistance for homeless veterans and increase oversight and accountability within the U.S.
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) statement following the passage of the MORE Act:
“I support decriminalizing marijuana. It’s a big, serious issue that needs to be done the right way. This is a small, non-serious bill that wasn’t done the right way and will never be signed into law, regardless of who is President. And everyone knows that. This was an opportunity for people to say they voted to ‘legalize marijuana’ without doing any of the work to actually accomplish that.