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June 1, 2020 Blog Post

Our Constitution protects the right to peaceful assembly and for individuals to share their grievances with their government and law enforcement. I fully support the rights of those who feel attacked and disenfranchised to carryout nonviolent protests.

May 22, 2020 Press Release

LANCASTER, PA — In response to Governor Wolf’s announcement that Lancaster County will move to the governor’s “yellow designation” by June 5th, Congressman Lloyd Smucker released the following statement:

May 15, 2020 Press Release


Washington – Congressman Lloyd Smucker (PA-11) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 6800:

“We don’t need Speaker Pelosi’s three trillion-dollar progressive wish list. Particularly one that includes additional dollars that Gov. Tom Wolf can use to hold hostage Pennsylvania’s counties and small businesses.

May 13, 2020 Press Release

LANCASTER, PA — In response to recent remarks from Governor Wolf related to Coronavirus reopening delays, Pennsylvanian Republican Congressmen Smucker, Joyce, Keller, Kelly, Meuser, Perry, Reschenthaler, and Thompson issued the following statement:

May 1, 2020 Press Release

Washington – Congressman Lloyd Smucker (PA-11) and members of the Pennsylvania Republican Congressional Delegation sent a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday asking the Treasury Department to ensure equitable disbursement of federal funds to local governments while granting states the flexibility they need to provide critical services.

March 31, 2020 Blog Post

As parents and students across Pennsylvania’s 11th District and the United States are staying home to help protect against the spread of COVID-19, let's work hard to keep the whole family occupied with educational activities! You can explore so much in the comfort of your own homes. Below is a list of virtual tours for you and your family to “visit” our nation’s capital.

March 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington – Today, Congressman Lloyd Smucker (PA-11) released the following statement in response to the final passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).  



In The News

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.

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.

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.