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Lancaster, PA – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) today announced that Advanced Cooling Technologies (ACT) in Lancaster has been awarded a federal grant in the amount of $99,936 to help bring agricultural business ideas from the drawing board to the marketplace.
From his view from a helicopter, the damage to Puerto Rico stretched as far as his eyes could see.
U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker, whose district covers most of Lancaster County, visited Puerto Rico on Saturday to see firsthand the damage left by Hurricane Maria, which struck the island territory on Sept. 20.
“We flew over a large portion of the island,” Smucker said during a telephone interview Monday.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement after the House passed the Building A Better America budget resolution:
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16), in a speech today on the House floor, urged his colleagues to support the Building A Better America budget resolution to put the nation on a sustainable fiscal path and lay out the path forward for tax reform that will give American families the opportunity to improve their lives.
During his speech, Rep. Smucker said:
Washington, D.C. – U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee members Reps. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) and Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) introduced bipartisan legislation that would establish $100 million in new grant funding for cities to invest in and use “smart technologies” to improve transportation and mobility. The Moving FIRST Act builds upon the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Smart Cities Challenge by increasing available funding and making it an annual grant opportunity.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) today issued the following statement after the House passed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act:
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) today sent a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urging the House to take up legislation to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) as soon as possible. Rep. Smucker joined 16 other members of the Pennsylvania delegation on the letter. The full text and PDF of the letter can be found below.
September 29, 2017
Speaker Ryan and Leader Pelosi,
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) today issued the following statement regarding Puerto Rico relief efforts and called for federal cost sharing to be extended from six months to one full year:
“Puerto Rico is home to nearly 3.5 million American citizens. Reports and images from the island display a humanitarian crisis that requires our full and undivided attention. I am thankful that the federal government has already stepped in to provide immediate relief and has deployed resources to help feed, clothe, and house those who lost everything.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) is working to improve long-term health outcomes for children and to help ensure children have access to specialized care where and when they need it.
Rep. Smucker, along with Rep. Dwight Evans (PA-02), today introduced the Strengthening Our Pediatric Workforce Act – bipartisan legislation that will help address America’s growing pediatric physician shortage by creating a new grant program for children’s teaching hospitals to make additional residency positions available for pediatric specialists.