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Congressman Lloyd Smucker

Representing the 16th District of Pennsylvania

Economy

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June 8, 2018 Press Release

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.”

June 6, 2018 Press Release

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.

June 5, 2018 Press Release

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).

April 18, 2018 Press Release

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).

April 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16), in a speech this afternoon on the House floor, expressed his strong support for Chairman Bob Goodlatte’s (VA-06) balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. 

During his speech, Rep. Smucker said:

“Clearly the status quo here in Washington is failing the American people, and real change is needed. Our budget process is broken, and a balanced budget amendment is exactly the mechanism we need to force the decisions to get our fiscal house in order.”

March 1, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) today introduced legislation to address the urgent need to ensure current and future workers are prepared for jobs in today’s 21st century economy.

The USA Workforce Tax Credit Act would establish a new federal tax credit that will encourage charitable donations for community-based apprenticeship programs, career and technical education, workforce development, and educational preparedness.

February 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement after the House passed the Budget Act:

"The federal budget process is completely broken. I have spent my first year on the House Budget Committee pushing for reforms to add meaningful enforcement mechanisms and accountability. The current process has led to five continuing resolutions in a single fiscal year. Today, Congress again failed in its responsibility to the American people.

February 7, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement after U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced $17.5 million in emergency funding to stop the spread of the Spotted Lanternfly in Pennsylvania:

February 7, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement after the government funding bill passed the House of Representatives:

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