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Our public square is wrought with divisiveness and hyperbole. Many of the issues before the 115th Congress have bipartisan areas of agreement, like health care, immigration and infrastructure improvements. Unfortunately, radical political actors on both sides and an all-too-complicit media polarize these issues, derailing efforts to provide progress for the American people.
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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) today introduced legislation to address the urgent need to ensure current and future workers are prepared for jobs in today’s 21st century economy.
The USA Workforce Tax Credit Act would establish a new federal tax credit that will encourage charitable donations for community-based apprenticeship programs, career and technical education, workforce development, and educational preparedness.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement after the House passed the Budget Act:
"The federal budget process is completely broken. I have spent my first year on the House Budget Committee pushing for reforms to add meaningful enforcement mechanisms and accountability. The current process has led to five continuing resolutions in a single fiscal year. Today, Congress again failed in its responsibility to the American people.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement after U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced $17.5 million in emergency funding to stop the spread of the Spotted Lanternfly in Pennsylvania:
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16), Paul Mitchell (MI-10), and Tim Ryan (OH-13) are making a bipartisan push to enhance transportation and infrastructure workforce development. Yesterday, the congressmen introduced the Building U.S. Infrastructure by Leveraging Demands for Skills (BUILDS) Act to help prepare the American workforce to modernize and expand the nation’s aging infrastructure systems.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement after the government funding bill passed the House of Representatives:
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) tonight issued the following statement after President Trump delivered his first State of the Union address:
“President Trump delivered a hopeful, confident message to the American people. The optimism expressed tonight is reflective of the feedback I get from constituents all across the district – and with good reason.
Washington, D.C. -- U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) today issued the following statement:
"It was disturbing to learn of Congressman Meehan's behavior, and frankly it's just disappointing. Everyone needs to be treated with respect at all times, and members of Congress should be setting that example. I believe he has made the right decision to not seek another term."
Lancaster, PA – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision to impose tariffs up to 30 percent on imported solar panels: