ADVISORY for Wednesday, March 27th at 9:00am: Rep. Lee to Host Biden Administration officials to visit Pittsburgh to celebrate climate investment as part of Investing in America agenda

Mar 26, 2024
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CONTACT: Emilia Rowland, Emilia.Rowland@mail.house.gov; (330) 212-2065

ADVISORY for Wednesday, March 27th at 9:00amRep. Lee to Host Biden Administration officials to visit Pittsburgh to celebrate climate investment as part of Investing in America agenda
PITTSBURGH – On Wednesday, March 27, Rep. Summer Lee (PA-12) will host the Administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and other officials in the district to  visit the Joseph F. Weis, Jr. Courthouse and then hold a press conference at the Ironworkers Local 3 training facility in Pittsburgh to discuss infrastructure investments GSA is making in Pittsburgh and across Pennsylvania through the Inflation Reduction Act. They will celebrate a $16 million the clean construction project from the bill at the courthouse and other investments to build a clean energy economy, boost American innovation, create good-paying jobs, and tackle the climate crisis as part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda.  

Who: Congresswoman Summer Lee (PA-12); Robin Carnahan, GSA Administrator; Andrew Mayock, Federal Chief Sustainability Officer at the White House Council on Environmental Quality; Rich Danko, Ironworkers Local 3
What: Highlighting GSA investments through President Biden’s Investing in America agenda
When & Where: Wednesday, March 27, Pittsburgh 9 a.m. b-roll tour of Weis Courthouse project area (East Side of courthouse at 700 Grant St.) – Press should gather on the corner of 7th and Grant near the entrance to the loading dock for the B-roll tour.9:30 a.m. b-roll tour of Iron Workers Local Union #3 Training Center (2201 Liberty Ave.)10 a.m. press conference at Iron Workers Local Union #3 Training Center (2201 Liberty Ave.)

RSVP: Media interested in attending must RSVP to press@gsa.gov.

On GSA: About GSA: GSA provides centralized procurement and shared services for the federal government, managing a nationwide real estate portfolio of nearly 370 million rentable square feet, overseeing over $100 billion in products and services via federal contracts, and delivering technology services that serve millions of people across dozens of federal agencies. GSA’s mission is to deliver the best customer experience and value in real estate, acquisition, and technology services to the government and the American people.


Since taking office in January, Lee, who serves on the House Oversight Committee and Space, Science and Technology Committee, has delivered historic levels of federal investment totaling over $1 Billion brought back to Western PA, including over $200 million for infrastructure, over $50 million for affordable transit, and over $500 million to keep clean energy manufacturing at home in Pennsylvania. These investments will help improve Western Pennsylvania’s infrastructure and transit, ensure cleaner air and drinking water, lower housing costs, fund research institutions, fuel clean manufacturing, fund STEM innovation and entrepreneurship, boost workforce development, and create thousands of good paying union jobs.  Lee and her team have also delivered casework and constituent services to over 1,950 constituents with issues ranging from helping our seniors and disabled community access Medicare and social security to helping folks secure housing and helping families with immigration support and passports.

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