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December 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On April 3rd, 2019, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA) joined with his colleagues and introduced a bill to deter robocalls in the U.S. called the TRACED Act, which passed the House with bipartisan support. Senators John Thune (R-S.D.) and Ed Markey (D- Mass.) introduced the Senate companion bill (S. 151), which had 22 bipartisan cosponsors and passed the Senate. 

November 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-11) released the following statement after he voted against H.R. 4378, "Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Further Health Extenders Act of 2019"

“This bill once again kicks the can down the road on government funding, rather than enacting much-needed reforms to spending and the budget process.”

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November 21, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Representative Dan Bishop (R-NC) introduced the Increasing Health Coverage through HRAs Act with Representatives Ted Budd (R-NC), Bruce Westerman (R-AR) and Lloyd Smucker (R-PA). The legislation would give the administration’s Health Reimbursement Arrangements rule, finalized earlier this year, the full force and effect of law.

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November 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA), Republican Leader of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment, delivered the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at the subcommittee's hearing on the Department of Labor's apprenticeship programs: 

November 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Pennsylvania Republican Congressional Delegation offered the following statement after voting unanimously to block Speaker Pelosi and Intelligence Committee Chairman Schiff’s last-minute vote to legitimize the baseless push to impeach President Trump:

November 9, 2019 Blog Post

H.R. 4937 – The Workforce Reentry Act

The Workforce Reentry Act reforms the existing Reentry Employment Opportunities (REO) program to prompt innovation and improvement in the reentry of justice-involved individuals into the workforce through competitive start-up grants, rigorous evaluation, and dissemination of best practices.

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October 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON [10/30/19] - Today, U.S. Reps. Angie Craig (MN-2) and Lloyd Smucker (PA-11) introduced the Responsible & Efficient Agriculture Destination (TREAD) Act to give farmers and ranchers more flexibility when transporting live animals and perishable goods.

September 24, 2019 Press Release

SMUCKER ON SPEAKER PELOSI’S DECISION TO MOVE FORWARD ON TRUMP IMPEACHMENT PROCESS

 

September 18, 2019 Press Release

Representative Smucker and Trahan Introduce the Bipartisan Financial Aid Communication and Transparency (FACT) Act

Legislation supported by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA), National College Access Network (NCAN), National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC).

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August 2, 2019 Press Release

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.

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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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