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WASHINGTON, DC —Today, Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-11) voted against the House Democrats’ first package of fiscal year 2021 appropriations, H.R. 7608. The legislation contained four of the twelve annual appropriations bills. H.R. 7608 included funding for State and Foreign Operations, Agriculture, Rural Development and Food and Drug Administration, Interior and Environment, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs.
Smucker released this statement following the vote:
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.
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.”
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.
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.”
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:
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:
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.
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:
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: