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Congressman Conor Lamb

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania

Veterans

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March 1, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) has been appointed an official partner of the Vietnam War 50th Commemoration, a program developed by the Department of Defense that enlists federal, state and local agencies and organizations to assist in thanking and honoring Vietnam veterans and their families for their contribution to the war effort and community.

February 25, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the House passed the Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act (H.R. 425), a bipartisan bill authored by Representative Neal Dunn (R-FL) and co-sponsored by Rep. Conor Lamb (D-PA-17).  The bill encourages veterans to study and pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields and directs the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop a comprehensive outreach plan to increase veteran participation in its STEM education and research programs.

February 25, 2019 Video

The Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act (H.R. 425) is a bipartisan bill authored by Representative Neal Dunn (R-FL) and co-sponsored by Rep. Conor Lamb (D-PA-17). The bill encourages veterans to study and pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields and directs the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop a comprehensive outreach plan to increase veteran participation in its STEM education and research programs.

February 8, 2019 Video

Congressman Conor Lamb (PA-17) speaks on the House floor encouraging passage of the bipartisan Veterans’ Access to Child Care Act (H.R. 840) to ensure that veterans and their families never have to choose between going to health care appointments or taking care of their children.

January 29, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Democrats on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs (HVAC) elected Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) to serve as Vice Chair of the Committee during the 116th Congress.

January 17, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Chairman Mark Takano (CA-41) announced that Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) will serve on the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs during the 116th Congress.

December 21, 2018 Video

On Wednesday, December 19, Congressman Lamb participated in the House and Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs joint hearing on the implementation of the VA MISSION Act, a critical piece of legislation impacts every aspect of care that the VA provides.

 

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:

September 14, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Conor Lamb (D-PA-18) and Representative Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) introduced the bipartisan Military Learning for Credit Act to help veterans obtain college credit for prior military learning and training, increasing their chances of earning a degree.

July 13, 2018 Page
Congressman Lamb served on active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps from 2009-2013 and continues to serve as a Major in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves. Today, Congressman Lamb is using his personal knowledge and experience to help veterans as a member of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee. In this spirit, Congressman Lamb is working to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War and honor Vietnam Veterans.