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Congressman Lloyd Smucker

Representing the 16th District of Pennsylvania

Economy

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June 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement on the House-passed Financial CHOICE Act which included his amendment to help protect consumer data from cyberattacks:

May 25, 2017 In The News

The federal budget process is broken. I’ve only been in Congress four months and that’s clear to me. Since 2010, Congress has passed 31 continuing resolutions to keep the federal government open. Only three fiscal years since 1955 have not produced a continuing resolution. The institution has been governing by crisis for far too long. The most recent omnibus was more than 1,600 pages and only funds the government for five months (and is seven months late). I was sent to Congress not to prop up the failed status quo, but to help end it.

May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement after voting in support of the continuing resolution to fund the government through September 30th, 2017:

“I came to Congress to help modernize and reform our federal government, and to work with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to do what is best for our constituents. While far from perfect, passing this bipartisan funding bill today to keep the government running is the right thing to do.

April 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) is working across the aisle to prevent future government shutdowns and hold Congress accountable for failing to perform the basic task of funding the federal government.

April 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement on President Trump’s executive order establishing the Interagency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity:

April 4, 2017 Video
March 9, 2017 Video

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16), in a Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment hearing this morning, questioned the panel on the impact of the EPA’s burdensome Waters of the United States (WOTUS) regulation.

March 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16), in a Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment hearing this morning, questioned the panel on the impact of the EPA’s burdensome Waters of the United States (WOTUS) regulation.
 
During the hearing, Rep. Smucker focused on finding a balance between ensuring clean water and regulatory overreach, saying:

“If we have a regulation like that in place, how could groups go about trying to find a better balance between the goal we want to achieve and that overreach?”

February 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) released the following statement on President Trump’s address to Congress:
 
“We’re dreaming big again. Tonight, President Trump laid out a bold agenda that sets clear priorities: the safety of the American people and economic opportunity for everyone.
 

February 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) released the following statement on President Trump’s executive order that rolls back the EPA’s harmful Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule: