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October 21, 2020 Blog Post

As appeared in the October 22, 2020 edition of the Elizabethtown Advocate & Ephrata Review

October 14, 2020 Blog Post

As appeared in the October 15, 2020 edition of the Lititz Record, Elizabethtown Advocate & Ephrata Review

October 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC —Today, Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-11) is announcing the introduction of H.R. 8389, the Keystone Line for the Commonwealth Act. The legislation would require Amtrak to transfer ownership of the Keystone East Line and certain stations along that line to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for management by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).

October 7, 2020 Blog Post

As appeared in the October 8, 2020 edition of the Elizabethtown Advocate & Ephrata Review

October 2, 2020 Blog Post

During this week’s last vote series, one of my votes was not recorded. I have verified with the House Clerk’s office that my voting card was read at the voting machine for vote #218 (H.Res. 1154), but the machine did not record my ‘yes’ vote. My office is working with the Clerk’s office to amend the record to reflect my ‘yes’ vote.

October 1, 2020 Blog Post

As appeared in the September 30, 2020 edition of the Elizabethtown Advocate & Ephrata Review

September 24, 2020 Blog Post

As appeared in the September 24, 2020 edition of the Elizabethtown Advocate & Ephrata Review

September 17, 2020 Blog Post

As appeared in the September 17, 2020 edition of the Elizabethtown Advocate

September 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-11) released the following statement:

“Our community grieves and prays for the family who lost a loved one struggling with mental health issues. We pray for the officer involved, their family, and all law enforcement officers across our community.

September 10, 2020 Blog Post

As appeared in the September 10, 2020 edition of the Elizabethtown Advocate 

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August 5, 2019 In The News

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.

July 2, 2019 In The News

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.

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May 28, 2019 In The News

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.

April 30, 2018 In The News

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.

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April 24, 2018 In The News

After a decade of disappointment, officials have new hope that Lancaster and York counties will soon become the nation’s 50th National Heritage Area.

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April 10, 2018 In The News

“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.

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April 9, 2018 In The News

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.

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March 5, 2018 In The News

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.

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December 12, 2017 In The News

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.” 

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November 14, 2017 In The News

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.

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