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Lancaster, Pa. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker released the following statement after he returned from a Congressional delegation trip to Israel:
“I just returned from a Congressional delegation trip to Israel with a group of colleagues to gain a firsthand understanding of the regional challenges and America’s relationship with Israel. As the only freely-elected democracy in the region, the American people view Israel as a kindred spirit. Our countries share a fundamental commitment to the rule of law and free peoples.
When you sent me to Congress to serve as your representative, I attended the new member orientation, which was a great opportunity to meet new colleagues on both sides of the aisle.
As we met and shared our vision for the country, we agreed to try to work together as much as possible and find common ground among Republicans and Democrats. So we signed a civility pledge and formed a nonpartisan caucus.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement after the Problem Solvers Caucus announced bipartisan priorities that would begin the process of stabilizing health insurance markets and provide relief to individuals, families, and businesses:
“While the Senate was unable to advance our goal of repealing and replacing Obamacare, we must continue our effort to relieve the American people of Obamacare’s burdensome costs, regulations, and uncertainty.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker issued the following statement after voting for the bipartisan Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act today:
Washington, D.C. – Late last night, the House Budget Committee passed the budget resolution for fiscal year 2018: “Building a Better America – A Plan for Fiscal Responsibility.” U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) today issued the following statement after he voted for the National Defense Authorization Act, which includes an important measure he authored to expand apprenticeship opportunities to any member of the uniformed services:
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) is working to expand opportunities for active-duty military men and women to learn career skills and occupational training that would assist them in their transition back to civilian life.
Working across the aisle with Reps. Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Rep. Smucker offered an amendment to the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would expand eligibility for the United Services Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP) to include all members of the uniformed services.
WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation to strengthen and improve career and technical education and give Americans the skills they need to compete for in-demand jobs.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) is working to preserve the natural beauty of the Susquehanna Valley. Today, Rep. Smucker introduced theSusquehanna National Heritage Area Act with Rep. Scott Perry (PA-04) and Rep. Pat Meehan (PA-07).