FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 17, 2019
Contact: Diana London, Diana.London@mail.house.gov, 202-226-8308
Representative Smucker and Trahan Introduce the Bipartisan Financial Aid Communication and Transparency (FACT) Act
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Lloyd Smucker and U.S. Senator Marco Rubio led a group of their colleagues in the House and Senate to express support to President Donald Trump for his recent work expanding health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs), which increase health insurance options for hardworking Americans.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Smucker introduced the Improving Adoption Outcomes and Affordability Act (H.R. 3690) to enhance medical support services for birthmothers that have made the selfless decision to place their unborn child for adoption to provide them a loving home.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Lloyd Smucker voted against the House Democrats partisan 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bill passed the House by a vote of 220 – 197.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Lloyd Smucker, Ranking Member of the Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee, Rep. Susan Davis (D-CA), Chairwoman of the subcommittee, and Rep. Sharice Davids (D-KS) introduced legislation to eliminate all administrative fees on federal student loans, which would save students over $1.7 billion per year.
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Two pieces of bipartisan legislation sponsored by Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-11) were adopted by the House Armed Services Committee during a markup of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 2500).
WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, May 21, Congressman Lloyd Smucker (PA-11) and Congresswoman Haley Stevens (MI-11) introduced H.R. 2888 the Stop Student Debt Relief Scams Act, a bipartisan bill that would give the U.S. Department of Education and law enforcement agencies the tools needed to identify and shut down student debt relief scams.
Lancaster, PA -- Congressman Lloyd Smucker, in conjunction with the office of U.S. Senator Pat Toomey, will host a ceremony honoring area Vietnam-era veterans with a 50th anniversary commemorative pin. Veterans from the 11th Congressional District are invited to attend and be honored at this event.
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Last month I co-led, with U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips, D-Minn., a bipartisan group of 16 members of Congress to our southern border. This trip was the largest bipartisan group to date that has traveled south.
As members of the Problem Solvers Caucus, we went to McAllen, Texas, to gain firsthand knowledge of the situation at the border.
Trade is a vital component of Pennsylvania’s economy. Each year billions of dollars’ worth of exports are sent out of the state to countries around the world. While U.S. policy should promote free and fair trade, too many of our key trading partners have implemented barriers that burden our economy here at home.
A group of Pennsylvania lawmakers led by Representative John Joyce (R., Pa.) sent a letter to Governor Tom Wolf Thursday urging him to dispatch the commonwealth’s National Guard units to help address the overwhelming influx of asylum seekers arriving at the southern border.
U.S. dairy groups today commended the bipartisan efforts of 68 members of Congress who encouraged the U.S. Trade Representative to eliminate Canada’s tariffs on U.S. dairy exports and its protectionist pricing policies during the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations.
After a decade of disappointment, officials have new hope that Lancaster and York counties will soon become the nation’s 50th National Heritage Area.
“You are all fortunate to be in a school district like Ephrata,” said U.S. Congressman Lloyd Smucker to the gymnasium full of students at Ephrata Intermediate School Tuesday morning.
When I took office in January 2017, I committed myself to representing you and your families so the policies enacted in Washington work for our community.
Our public square is wrought with divisiveness and hyperbole. Many of the issues before the 115th Congress have bipartisan areas of agreement, like health care, immigration and infrastructure improvements. Unfortunately, radical political actors on both sides and an all-too-complicit media polarize these issues, derailing efforts to provide progress for the American people.
In 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Higher Education Act — a pillar of his domestic agenda intended to “strengthen the educational resources of our colleges and universities and to provide financial assistance for students in postsecondary and higher education.”
Eleven House Republicans dubbing themselves the Rural Relief group plan to introduce a package of five bills Tuesday to address worsening economic and social woes in small-town America.
Speech given on March 7, 2019