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May 22, 2020 Press Release

(PITTSBURGH, PA) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) joined Representative Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) and a bipartisan coalition of Members to introduce the National Guard COVID-19 Earned Benefits Guarantee Act.  The bill directs the Secretaries of Defense and Veterans Affairs to treat a full-time National Guard COVID-19 activation as not shorter than 90 days, a threshold that ensures servicemembers qualify for certain retirement and educational benefits.  The legislation is in response to

May 7, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to request an immediate investigation into the competence and performance of the Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center’s management.  Additionally, the letter requests CMS determine whether the residents of Brighton are being well protected, and whether additional personnel from federal agencies or the National Guard, or access to more pe

May 5, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Representatives Conor Lamb (PA-17) and Mike Doyle (PA-18) sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) urging them to immediately increase the frequency of inspections of nursing homes and long-term care facilities, especially for those facilities already on provisional licenses or facilities handling COVID-19 outbreaks.

April 23, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) issued the following statement after passage of H.R. 266, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic by providing additional funding for small business loans, health care providers and COVID-19 testing:

April 23, 2020 Video

Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) gives a speech on the House Floor during the debate for H.R. 266, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, which responds to the COVID-19 outbreak by providing additional funding for small business loans, health care providers and COVID-19 testing.

March 30, 2020 Page

To help you understand the actions Congress has taken and how it impacts you, please see the COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions below.  The information in this document will continue to be updated as additional implementation guidance becomes available and is subject to change.  Please visit lamb.house.gov for updates.

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Q. What legislation has Congress passed to address COVID-19?

March 27, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) voted to pass H.R. 748 – the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act – which was signed to into law by the President.

March 27, 2020 Video

Rep. Conor Lamb (PA-17) Families and Workers-First Coronavirus legislation on Friday, March 27, 2020.

March 24, 2020 Page

Get the latest COVID-19 updates on information and resources for veterans.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Public Health Site

VA's Public Health website for Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) is a single source of general information from VA on latest significant events and updates related to COVID-19. 

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March 22, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) and a group of bipartisan House Members sent a letter to House leadership urging them to prioritize funding in the next Coronavirus stimulus package to ensure healthcare workers, first responders and those on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic have the necessary personal protective equipment (PPE).