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Veterans Resources

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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May 18, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today the House passed bipartisan legislation introduced by Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) and Representative Tracey Mann (KS-1) to lift an outdated employee cap on the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) counselors.  Currently, there are fewer than 40 full-time equivalent EEO counselors for a workforce of almost 400,000 employees.  The VA Equal Employment Opportunity Counselor Modernization Act (H.R.

May 17, 2021 Video

Rep. Conor Lamb (PA-17) speaks on the House floor in support of the VA Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Modernization Act (H.R. 2788) on Monday, May 17, 2021.

April 22, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) was joined by Representative Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-1) to introduce the Get Rewarding Outdoor Work (GROW) for our Veterans Act.  This bipartisan legislation directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish a two-year pilot program to employ veterans for projects of the Departments of the Interior and Agriculture.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the veteran unemployment rate across the country has

April 15, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) was joined by Representative Jenniffer González-Colón (PR-At Large), to introduce the bipartisan Supporting Education Recognition for Veterans during Emergencies (SERVE) Act.  The legislation will ensure that veterans’ service-connected medical qualifications and expertise are utilized by the U.S.

April 1, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) –  Today, the U.S.

April 1, 2021 Video

VA Secretary Denis McDonough testifies at the March 25th House Committee on Veterans' Affairs hearing about steps being taken to fix of veterans record backlog.

March 19, 2021 Press Release

(PITTSBURGH, PA) – Today, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) announced that his office is now accepting requests for Community Project Funding (CPF) for the Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) Appropriations process, to direct funding to specific governmental entities, nonprofit organizations, or geographic locations.  Through the new CPF program, Members of Congress will be able to request funding for up to 10 specific projects in their districts to serve the public good.  The deadline for submission of CPF requests for PA-17 is Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 5:00 P

March 10, 2021 Page

The American Rescue Plan (H.R. 1319) is a $1.9 trillion emergency legislative package to provide the resources needed to address the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis and spur a strong economic recovery.

The American Rescue Plan Act will:

February 27, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) –  Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) statement following the House of Representative’s passage of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (H.R. 1319):

“This bill provides wartime-level funding to help end the COVID-19 pandemic.  To honor the 500,000 Americans who have lost their lives, we must fight this virus to the finish, and the size and scope of this bill will allow us to do that. 

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.