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Congressman Lloyd Smucker

Representing the 11th District of Pennsylvania

Economy

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June 4, 2019 Video

Speech given on March 7, 2019

May 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Reps. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-NM) introduced legislation to help small businesses foster partnerships to improve their participation as suppliers to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).

March 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-Pa.) was joined by a coalition from Pennsylvania and nationwide to announce the introduction of two bills to develop the country’s workforce and fill available jobs to stimulate the American economy. 

The USA Workforce Tax Credit Act and the Workforce for an Expanding Economy Act would work to provide skills training through apprenticeships and fill available jobs to build a modern workforce.  

September 28, 2018 Press Release

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:

August 29, 2018 Press Release

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. 

July 27, 2018 Blog Post

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.

July 25, 2018 Press Release

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.

June 27, 2018 Press Release

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: