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May 15, 2020 Press Release

 

Washington – Congressman Lloyd Smucker (PA-11) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 6800:

“We don’t need Speaker Pelosi’s three trillion-dollar progressive wish list. Particularly one that includes additional dollars that Gov. Tom Wolf can use to hold hostage Pennsylvania’s counties and small businesses.

December 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-11) released the following statement after he voted against H.R. 1158 & H.R. 1865, "Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriations"

“This process is becoming too familiar – taking government funding down to the wire, massively increasing spending levels, and then spending above those increased levels without implementing any meaningful spending reforms.”

December 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for FY20 which included U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker’s (PA-11) amendment to permanently reauthorize the U.S. Department of Defense’s Mentor-Protégé program with some additional accountability measures, and an amendment to require the DOD to submit a report that details the exact shortage of mental health providers at the DOD no later than 180 days after enactment. 

November 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-11) released the following statement after he voted against H.R. 4378, "Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Further Health Extenders Act of 2019"

“This bill once again kicks the can down the road on government funding, rather than enacting much-needed reforms to spending and the budget process.”

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: