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March 30, 2020 Page

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Congress recently passed H.R. 748, the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.  This critical $2 trillion spending package includes provisions to support families and workers, small businesses, state and local organizations and health care workers and hospitals.  Previously, Congress passed two bipartisan measures – H.R.

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. 

For the latest blogs about coronavirus, click here.

March 10, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the House passed H.R. 3598, the bipartisan Federally Requiring Earned Education-Debt Discharges for Veterans Act (FREED Vets Act).  Introduced by Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) and Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14), Joe Courtney (CT-02) and Andy Levin (MI-09), the legislation would require the U.S.

March 10, 2020 Video

Rep. Conor Lamb (PA-17) delivers a floor speech on H.R. 3598, the bipartisan Federally Requiring Earned Education-Debt Discharges for Veterans Act (FREED Vets Act). Introduced by Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) and Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14), Joe Courtney (CT-02) and Andy Levin (MI-09), the legislation would require the U.S. Department of Education to automatically discharge federal student loan debt for eligible permanently disabled veterans.

March 9, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the For Country Caucus formally endorsed the bipartisan Federally Requiring Earned Education-Debt Discharges for Veterans Act (FREED Vets Act).  Introduced by Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) along with Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14), Joe Courtney (CT-02) and Andy Levin (MI-09), the legislation would require the U.S. Department of Education to automatically discharge federal student loan debt for eligible permanently disabled veterans.

March 5, 2020 Video

Rep. Conor Lamb (PA-17) discusses the FREED Vets Act at the joint hearing of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee and House Veterans' Affairs Committee on March 4, 2020.

March 3, 2020 Video

Rep. Conor Lamb (PA-17) discusses how effective caregivers have made a difference for veterans. As the need for in-home caregivers grows, we need to know how VA plans to attract and retain the best caregivers to provide the long-term care aging veterans need.

February 28, 2020 Video

Rep. Conor Lamb (PA-17) questions VA Secretary Wilkie at te House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs full committee oversight hearing entitled, “U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2021" on February 27, 2020.

January 28, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – This week the House unanimously passed S. 153, the Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act, the Senate companion to H.R. 425, a bipartisan bill authored by Representative Neal Dunn (FL-2) and co-led by Rep.

December 31, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) issued a report highlighting the work of his office in 2019 for the constituents of Pennsylvania’s 17th Congressional District.