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September 23, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act (S.785) to increase veterans’ access to integrative health care and mental health services to improve the U.S.

September 23, 2020 Video

Rep. Conor Lamb (PA-17) speaks on the House floor in support of the bipartisan Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act (S.785) to increase veterans’ access to integrative health care and mental health services to improve the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) suicide prevention efforts.

September 15, 2020 Video

Rep. Conor Lamb (PA-17) speaks at House Veterans' Affairs Committee legislative hearing on Thursday, September 10, 2020 to discuss the introduction of three veteran suicide prevention bills.

September 2, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – This week, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17), Vice Chair of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, introduced three bipartisan bills to increase veterans’ access to integrative health care and mental health services to improve the U.S.

August 4, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – In a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) requested a full investigation into the oversight by the Pennsylvania Department of Health of the COVID-19 outbreak at Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center (Brighton) in Beaver County and the use of hydroxychloroquine at the facility. 

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.