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Our veterans deserve the best and Congressman Lamb is working hard to make sure they receive what they earned defending our country.  For more information concerning work and views related to veterans issues, of if you need assitance receiving the benefits or medals you earned please contact our office

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December 28, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) issued the following statement regarding his votes for the Caring for Americans with Supplemental Help (CASH) Act to increase economic impact payments to $2,000 and to override the President’s veto of the bipartisan William M.

December 16, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Senate amendment to the bipartisan Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020 (H.R. 7105) to increase access to health care and services for women veterans, provide for training opportunities for unemployed veterans, provide assistance for homeless veterans and increase oversight and accountability within the U.S.

December 8, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 6395) Conference Report to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2021 for the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DOD) military activities, in order to ensure the security of the country and the men and women who serve to defend it.  In July, H.R.

November 20, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the House passed the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020 (H.R.

November 19, 2020 Video

Rep. Conor Lamb (PA-17) delivers a speech on the floor of the House in support of an amendment he proposed for inclusion in the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020 that would require veteran service organizations (VSOs) to help promote and raise awareness about apprenticeship opportunities.

October 1, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) statement following the passage of the HEROES Act:

“We need a bipartisan deal that can actually be signed into law and get money into the hands of people who need it right now.  And we all know that won’t happen with this HEROES bill.

September 29, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) –  Today Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17), who serves as Vice Chair of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, was joined by Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-1) and Gil Cisneros (CA-39) to introduce the Protecting Apprenticeship Training for Veterans Act, which would extend GI Bill benefits for veterans whose registered apprenticeships were cut short due to COVID-19.  This legislation

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.