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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a series of bills, known as Tax Reform 2.0, that will further improve the federal tax code for American families, small businesses, and entrepreneurs:
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:
Single Family Housing Repair Loans & Grants
Source: USDA Rural Development
What does this program do?
Also known as the Section 504 Home Repair Program, this provides loans to very-low-income homeowners to repair, improve or modernize their homes or grants to elderly very-low-income homeowners to remove health and safety hazards.
Who may apply for this program?
To qualify, you must:
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16), in a speech this afternoon on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, honored and remembered Willow Street Fire Chief Michael Reese who passed away two weeks ago.
Click here to watch Rep. Smucker's speech.
Rep. Smucker’s full remarks on the House floor:
“Thank you, Mr. Speaker.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) today introduced bipartisan legislation – the Warrior Wellness Act –with Rep. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) to improve the mental health services provided to servicemembers by the Department of Defense.
Lancaster, Pa. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) has contacted Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló about the impact of Hurricane Maria’s devastation on fellow Americans in Puerto Rico.
Lancaster, Pa. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) today issued the following statement after the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) struck down a 17 percent tariff imposed by President Trump’s administration on imported groundwood paper from Canada.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) today announced that the U.S. Department of Labor (DoL) is awarding nearly $5 million in grant funding to Pennsylvania to provide reemployment services for individuals impacted by the health and economic consequences of the opioid epidemic.
Washington, D.C.– Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation cosponsored by U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) to strengthen and improve career and technical education in order help Americans obtain the skills they need to compete in-demand jobs. Passage of this bill has been a leading priority for Rep. Smucker.
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker and the House Problem Solvers Caucus introduced a package of changes to the House Rules to make Congress work for the American people. The proposed rule changes reward openness and transparency, encourage a willingness to reach across the aisle, create debate on divisive issues, and empower lawmakers to find real solutions concerning our nation’s most pressing matters.