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January 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC —Rep. Lloyd Smucker was appointed by the House Republican Steering Committee to serve on the House Committee on Ways and Means. Established in 1789, the Committee on Ways and Means is the oldest committee in Congress with broad jurisdiction over taxation and trade.

January 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC —Today, Rep. Lloyd Smucker voted against the articles impeachment and issued the following statement:

January 11, 2021 Press Release


WASHINGTON, DC —Today, Rep. Lloyd Smucker issued the following statement:  

“The storming of the Capitol and assault on law enforcement by extremists last week was wholly unacceptable. As disturbing images of the event continue to circulate, I remain sickened that a mob attacked and killed a uniformed member of law enforcement.

January 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Rep. Lloyd Smucker was sworn in for a third term in Congress, serving the people of Pennsylvania’s 11th Congressional District which includes Lancaster and parts of York County.  

December 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Rep. Lloyd Smucker voted in favor of H.R. 133 which provides additional relief to families and small businesses and continues to fund government operations through September 30, 2021. The legislation passed with strong bipartisan support. Smucker issued this statement following the vote:

November 25, 2020 Blog Post

As appeared in the November 25, 2020 edition of the Ephrata Review, Elizabethtown Advocate, and Lititz Record

November 18, 2020 Blog Post

As appeared in the November 18, 2020 edition of the Ephrata Review, Elizabethtown Advocate, and Lititz Record 

November 12, 2020 Blog Post

As appeared in the November 11, 2020 edition of the Ephrata Review, Elizabethtown Advocate, and the Lititz Review 

On Veterans Day, we honor the devotion and sacrifice of our veterans and their families, and we renew our commitment to them.

November 6, 2020 Blog Post

As appeared in the November 4, 2020 edition of the Ephrata Review and the Elizabethtown Advocate 

October 30, 2020 Blog Post

This article includes excerpts of two columns which appeared in the Lititz Record Express, Ephrata Review and Elizabethtown Advocate in their Oct. 14 and Oct. 21 editions. 


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.