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Congressman Conor Lamb

Representing the 17th District of Pennsylvania

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June 28, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) and Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14), Joe Courtney (CT-02) and Andy Levin (MI-09) introduced the bipartisan Federally Requiring Earned Education-Debt Discharges for Veterans Act (FREED Vets Act) to require the U.S. Department of Education to automatically discharge federal student loan debt for eligible permanently disabled veterans.  A companion Senate version of this legislation is also being introduced by Senators Jack Reed (RI) and Johnny Isakson (GA).

June 21, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – As part of the ongoing federal budget appropriations process for fiscal year 2020, the House adopted four amendments sponsored by Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) this week.

"These are smart investments in programs that protect jobs, protect our energy grid, protect our servicemembers and assist local farmers, and important examples of how our government can support the great work being done by Western Pennsylvanians every day," said Lamb.

June 19, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) joined Representative Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07), the bill’s sponsor, as well as Rob Bishop (UT-01), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Michael Waltz (FL-06) in the introduction of H.R. 3266, the JROTC Cyber Training Act.  This bipartisan legislation directs the Secretary of Defense to carry out a program to enhance the preparation of students in the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) for careers in computer science and cybersecurity.

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May 21, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the House unanimously passed the “Whole Veteran Act” (H.R. 2359), a bipartisan bill authored by Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) in partnership with Representatives Tim Ryan (OH-13) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-1).  The bill would require the Veterans Administration (VA) to provide Congress with information regarding VA’s Whole Health Program, an integral component to VA’s suicide prevention efforts, ensuring all necessary tools are available to veterans for their individual mental health needs.

May 21, 2019 Video

On Tuesday, May 21, the House unanimously passed the “Whole Veteran Act” (H.R. 2359), a bipartisan bill authored by Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) in partnership with Representatives Tim Ryan (OH-13) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-1).  The bill would require the Veterans Administration (VA) to provide Congress with information regarding VA’s Whole Health Program, an integral component to VA’s suicide prevention efforts, ensuring all necessary tools are available to veterans for their individual mental health needs

May 17, 2019 Press Release

CONGRESSMAN CONOR LAMB PRESENTS A CEREMONY HONORING U.S. VIETNAM WAR VETERANS

Featuring Vietnam Veteran, Purple Heart and Bronze Star recipient, Rocky Bleier

What: Join Congressman Conor Lamb for a special Vietnam War 50th Commemoration pinning ceremony to recognize and honor Vietnam Veterans of Pennsylvania’s 17th Congressional District.

When: Saturday, June 1 at 9:00 AM

Where: Robert Morris University, UPMC Events Center

April 26, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) in partnership with Representative Tim Ryan (OH-13) introduced The Whole Veteran Act (H.R. 2359) that would require the Veterans Administration (VA) to provide Congress with information regarding VA’s Whole Health Program, an integral component to VA’s suicide prevention efforts, ensuring all necessary tools are available to veterans for their individual mental health needs. 

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.