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Congressman Lloyd Smucker

Representing the 16th District of Pennsylvania

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June 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation to strengthen and improve career and technical education and give Americans the skills they need to compete for in-demand jobs.

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June 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) is working to preserve the natural beauty of the Susquehanna Valley. Today, Rep. Smucker introduced theSusquehanna National Heritage Area Act with Rep. Scott Perry (PA-04) and Rep. Pat Meehan (PA-07).

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June 20, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) is working across the aisle to make the foster care system more family-friendly by making it easier to place foster children in the home of a family member. Today, the House passed Rep.

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June 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16), in a speech today on the House floor, congratulated the Avon Grove High School men’s lacrosse team on their 5 – 4 state championship victory over Conestoga. His full remarks are below and the video is here.

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June 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) is working across the aisle to make it easier for foster children to be placed in the home of a family member. Today, Rep. Smucker introduced the bipartisan Reducing Barriers for Relative Foster Parents Act with Rep.

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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:

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June 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) is working to protect consumers from the ever-increasing threat of cyberattacks. Today, Rep. Smucker introduced an amendment to the Financial CHOICE Act (H.R.

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June 1, 2017 Press Release

Lancaster, Pa. – Building upon his longstanding record of working across the aisle to get things done, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) is adding his conservative voice to the Problem Solvers Caucus to work in a bipartisan manner to help find solutions to our nation’s most pressing issues.

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May 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) is working across the aisle to help bring attention and find solutions to combat human trafficking. Rep. Smucker has cosponsored two bipartisan bills to help fight online sex trafficking and to help victims clear their names of any wrongdoing.

In a speech on the House floor, Rep. Smucker said:

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May 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16), in a speech today on the House floor, paid tribute to American soldiers who gave what Abraham Lincoln called the “last full measure of devotion.”

As Memorial Day approaches, Rep. Smucker said:

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June 20, 2017 In The News

Every child deserves a loving home. But when a child's home is no longer safe, often because of abuse, neglect, or behavioral issues, it is the state's responsibility to step in and ensure the well-being of the child. This often means that children are placed in foster homes.

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June 5, 2017 In The News

At a time when voter optimism is dipping to its lowest point in the young President Donald Trump administration, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker has joined an organized group of lawmakers dedicated to pushing through partisan gridlock.

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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.

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May 22, 2017 In The News

Lawmakers from both sides of the Capitol and both sides of the aisle are pushing to require the Environmental Protection Agency to promote environmentally friendly water infrastructure.

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May 15, 2017 In The News

Lloyd Smucker wants answers. He’s not alone. The freshman congressman addressed the Comey firing during the Rotary Club’s question-and-answer session.

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May 2, 2017 In The News

United CEO Oscar Munoz was scolded during a congressional hearing for neglecting to immediately apologize to the passenger who was forcibly removed from a flight in an incident that ignited public backlash.

"I was appalled at your comments at first," Congressman Lloyd Smucker, R-Pa., told Munoz during the Tuesday hearing.

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April 10, 2017 In The News

In 2010, supporters of “Obamacare” said health care costs would decrease. They said, “If you like your plan, you can keep it. If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor.”

February 5, 2017 In The News

Four weeks into his new job, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker is brimming with excitement.

The freshman congressman is elated with the direction the Republican-led House is going to reform tax, regulatory and health care policies.

January 13, 2017 In The News

A week and a half into his first term, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker is feeling pretty good about the energy he's seeing around Washington.

The Lancaster County Republican, who represents Reading and part of Berks County, said he imagines the flurry of activity since he was sworn in Jan. 3 is just a start.

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