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