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April 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-Pa.) issued the following statement on the House’s procedural passage of the Un-Offset Budget Caps Act:

February 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-Pa.) released the following statement after he voted against H.J. Res. 31, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, on Thursday:

January 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, a group of Republican House lawmakers introduced a bill authored by Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-Pa.) to prevent government shutdowns and end the broken budget process in Congress. 

September 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) released the following statement after he voted against the omnibus spending bill on the House floor:

June 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Testifying today before the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) urged his colleagues in the House and Senate to use a transparent process to develop and enact reforms that will fix the broken federal budget process and deliver real, systemic, and meaningful results.

Rep. Smucker highlighted his work on the Basic Education Funding Commission while serving as chair of the Education Committee in the Pennsylvania Senate. In his testimony, Rep. Smucker said:

June 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement after the House Budget Committee passed the budget for fiscal year 2019, Budget for a Brighter American Future, by a vote of 21-13 last night:

June 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) today issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3 – the Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act:

“Rescinding unused federal funds is a commonsense and reasonable way to rein in Washington’s out-of-control spending habit. I hope this modest rescission is just a down payment on our broader commitment to reduce spending. Congress should continue working with President Trump’s administration to be good stewards of taxpayer dollars.”

May 10, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) today issued the following statement on President Trump’s rescissions package submitted to Congress:

April 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16), in a speech this afternoon on the House floor, expressed his strong support for Chairman Bob Goodlatte’s (VA-06) balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. 

During his speech, Rep. Smucker said:

“Clearly the status quo here in Washington is failing the American people, and real change is needed. Our budget process is broken, and a balanced budget amendment is exactly the mechanism we need to force the decisions to get our fiscal house in order.”

March 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker released the following statement after he voted against the omnibus spending bill – the Consolidated Appropriations Act – on the House floor: