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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.
Great news: The nation’s economy grew by 4.1 percent in the second quarter. It’s the fastest rate of growth in nearly four years.
“The bottom line is that the economy is doing better,” one economist told The New York Times.
This is yet another indication that our economy is surging, and Americans are better off now.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) today spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representativesin support of workforce development efforts, and to urge his colleagues to support his legislation to address the urgent need to ensure current and future workers are prepared for jobs in today’s 21stcentury economy.
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:
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) hosted a roundtable discussion for freshman Republican House members to hear from United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer about the status of the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
Following the meeting, Rep. Smucker issued the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement after the House passed the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018:
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) today issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3 – the Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act:
“Rescinding unused federal funds is a commonsense and reasonable way to rein in Washington’s out-of-control spending habit. I hope this modest rescission is just a down payment on our broader commitment to reduce spending. Congress should continue working with President Trump’s administration to be good stewards of taxpayer dollars.”
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) is seeking answers from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) about the impact of Hurricane Maria’s devastation on fellow Americans in Puerto Rico.
Washington, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker’s (PA-16) legislation – the Susquehanna National Heritage Area Act – that would designate Lancaster and York Counties a National Heritage Area (NHA).
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement after the House Committee on Natural Resources today passed the Susquehanna National Heritage Area Act – Rep. Smucker’s legislation that would designate Lancaster and York Counties a National Heritage Area (NHA).