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September 11, 2019

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology's Subcommittee on Energy, chaired by Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17), passed two bipartisan bills that are essential to developing innovative energy technologies to advance our nation's clean energy future. H.R. 4091 increases the budget for the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy, or ARPA-E, and modernizes the research program. H.R. 4230 authorizes the Department of Energy to advance technologies that will help reduce emissions from industrial sources.


August 22, 2019

(WASHINGTON, DC) – In June 2019, Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17), 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.


August 5, 2019

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) issued the following statement today following the mass shooting events in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio this past weekend:


August 2, 2019

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) is now accepting applications from qualified students in Pennsylvania's 17th District who seek a nomination to one of the United States Service Academies. Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 31, 2019.


July 18, 2019

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) voted this week to pass the Raise the Wage Act (H.R. 582) and the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 (H.R. 748).

"We need to do more to help the men and women across the country who are working hard but still struggling to make ends meet due to low wages and high healthcare costs," said Lamb. "The passage of these two bills are critical steps to help stabilize and grow our middle class."

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July 7, 2019

Individuals affected by events such as fire or localized flooding should report damages to their local municipality and/or county Emergency Management Agency. Reporting damages helps to identify county or region-specific services available for assistance. An accurate and timely assessment of damages in a disaster also helps local and state officials make the case for federal assistance if needed.


June 28, 2019

(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

(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

(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.


May 23, 2019

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Conor Lamb (PA-17) issued the following statement regarding the ongoing investigations by multiple Congressional Committees following release of the redacted Mueller Report:

"Our job in Congress is to follow the facts of any investigation wherever they lead. I don't believe anyone is above the law. I support the ongoing efforts of several House committees to get the full truth for the American people. I believe the current disputes between the committees and the White House will be resolved in court, and we will get the truth."