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Congressman Conor Lamb

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania

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May 21, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the House unanimously passed the “Whole Veteran Act” (H.R. 2359), a bipartisan bill authored by Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) in partnership with Representatives Tim Ryan (OH-13) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-1).  The bill would require the Veterans Administration (VA) to provide Congress with information regarding VA’s Whole Health Program, an integral component to VA’s suicide prevention efforts, ensuring all necessary tools are available to veterans for their individual mental health needs.

May 21, 2019 Video

On Tuesday, May 21, the House unanimously passed the “Whole Veteran Act” (H.R. 2359), a bipartisan bill authored by Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) in partnership with Representatives Tim Ryan (OH-13) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-1).  The bill would require the Veterans Administration (VA) to provide Congress with information regarding VA’s Whole Health Program, an integral component to VA’s suicide prevention efforts, ensuring all necessary tools are available to veterans for their individual mental health needs

April 26, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) in partnership with Representative Tim Ryan (OH-13) introduced The Whole Veteran Act (H.R. 2359) that would require the Veterans Administration (VA) to provide Congress with information regarding VA’s Whole Health Program, an integral component to VA’s suicide prevention efforts, ensuring all necessary tools are available to veterans for their individual mental health needs. 

April 3, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (D-PA) in partnership with Representatives David Joyce (R-OH) and David Trone (D-MD), introduced bipartisan legislation to assist state and local law enforcement obtain drug screening devices used by federal law enforcement.  The Providing Officers With Electronic Resources (POWER) Act establishes a new grant program at the Department of Justice to help law enforcement agencies secure these high-tech, portable chemical screening devices, also known as interdiction devices, that assist officers in the detection of fentanyl

October 24, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) –  Representative Conor Lamb (PA-18) issued the following statement regarding the President signing the ‘SUPPORT for Patients and Community Act’ (H.R. 6), a sweeping, bipartisan opioids package that included dozens of proposals to address the devastating opioid crisis in America. H.R. 6 passed in the U.S. House of Representatives on June 22, 2018 by a vote of 396-14.

October 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-- Today, U.S. Representatives Mike Doyle (PA-14), Robert Brady (PA-01), Matt Cartwright (PA-17), Brendan Boyle (PA-13), Dwight Evans (PA-02), and Conor Lamb (PA-18) released a report detailing how people in Pennsylvania would be hurt by the Trump Administration’s action to invalidate protections for people with pre-existing conditions that were guaranteed by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

September 17, 2018 Press Release

This month, Congressman Lamb’s constituent services team will host mobile office hours across the 18th District to help with issues regarding federal agencies, including:

-- Social Security Administration (SSA)
-- Department of Veteran Affairs (VA)
-- Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
-- Medicare
-- United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
-- Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
-- U.S. Postal Service (USPS)
-- Department of State (DoS)

Dates and locations for mobile office hours in September:

July 12, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs (HVAC) approved the creation and leadership of a new Subcommittee on Technology Modernization, appointing Congressman Conor Lamb (PA-18) as Ranking Member. This appointment was approved by a vote of the membership of the HVAC Committee. The Technology Modernization Subcommittee will focus on oversight of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) technology projects, including the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Modernization program.
June 13, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the House passed H.R. 5891, the “Improving the Federal Response to Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorder Act,” bipartisan legislation introduced by Representatives Glenn Grothman (WI-06) and Conor Lamb (PA-18) that will establish and interagency task force to identify, evaluate and recommend ways in which the federal government can better coordinate responses to the opioid epidemic and carry out authorized duties. The bill passed with overwhelming bipartisan support by a vote of 409-8.
June 13, 2018 Video
Today, the House passed H.R. 5891, the “Improving the Federal Response to Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorder Act."