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Congressman Lloyd Smucker

Representing the 16th District of Pennsylvania


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June 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement after President Trump signed an executive order ending the separation of families at the southern border:

June 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) has contacted Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen regarding the Trump administration’s current policy of separating families at the border.

Rep. Smucker sent a letter to the secretary saying:

June 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) released the following statement on social media:

June 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) and Education and the Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (NC-05) today sent a letter to U.S.

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:

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).

May 24, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today the House passed the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which included two amendments offered by U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) to improve the mental health services provided to soldiers by the Department of Defense (DoD).

May 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today the House passed the FIRST STEP Act– bipartisan legislation cosponsored by U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) to lower recidivism rates and help individuals convicted of nonviolent crimes reenter society.

May 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today the House passed U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker’s (PA-16) bipartisan legislation to help veterans transition to civilian life. Rep. Smucker’s VA Billing Accountability Act passed the House unanimously and would relieve veterans of financial burdens caused by delays at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).



In The News

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.” 

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.

October 28, 2017 In The News

When Lititz-based North Star Initiative opens its doors in a few weeks, it will become the first program in Lancaster County — and perhaps all of central Pennsylvania — to house and “restore” the lives of women abused in sex-trafficking.

The problem, while perhaps underestimated by the general public, is prevalent in the community, advocates and law enforcement officials say.

October 10, 2017 In The News

From his view from a helicopter, the damage to Puerto Rico stretched as far as his eyes could see.

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker, whose district covers most of Lancaster County, visited Puerto Rico on Saturday to see firsthand the damage left by Hurricane Maria, which struck the island territory on Sept. 20.