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Congressman Lloyd Smucker

Representing the 16th District of Pennsylvania

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October 18, 2017 Press Release

Lancaster, PA – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) today announced that Advanced Cooling Technologies (ACT) in Lancaster has been awarded a federal grant in the amount of $99,936 to help bring agricultural business ideas from the drawing board to the marketplace.

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October 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement after the House passed the Building A Better America budget resolution:

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October 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee members Reps. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) and Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) introduced bipartisan legislation that would establish $100 million in new grant funding for cities to invest in and use “smart technologies” to improve transportation and mobility. The Moving FIRST Act builds upon the U.S.

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October 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) today issued the following statement after the House passed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act:

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September 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) today sent a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urging the House to take up legislation to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) as soon as possible. Rep. Smucker joined 16 other members of the Pennsylvania delegation on the letter.

September 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. ­– U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) today issued the following statement regarding Puerto Rico relief efforts and called for federal cost sharing to be extended from six months to one full year:

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September 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) is working to improve long-term health outcomes for children and to help ensure children have access to specialized care where and when they need it.

September 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) today issued the following statement on the Unified Framework for Fixing Our Broken Tax Code

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September 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) today urged his colleagues on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Health Subcommittee to support his bipartisan legislation to relieve veterans of financial burdens caused by delays at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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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.

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September 22, 2017 In The News

Federal money is being aimed at preventing substance abuse among young people in Berks County.

The Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program has awarded $125,000 to the Northeast Community Springboard Coalition in Reading.

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September 18, 2017 In The News

1)  Firstly, we would like to thank you for your support of the CHOICE Act.  Like community banks, you have a deep commitment to your communities and the citizens you represent.  What are your priorities this session?

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August 25, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker continues to support President Donald Trump’s legislative agenda and has confidence in his ability to govern despite “distractions” along the way.

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August 16, 2017 In The News

With the worst results of racism fresh on his mind Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker criticized weekend protesters in Charlottesville, Va.

"We simply cannot accept that kind of behavior here, and we can't tolerate what were really horrendous acts of racism, displays of white supremacy, and the idea of Nazi flags being waved. It just simply is unacceptable," Smucker said.

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August 15, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker said going from visiting a Holocaust museum in Jerusalem to coming home and seeing Nazi flags in Charlottesville was “horrifying.”

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August 7, 2017 In The News

When you sent me to Congress to serve as your representative, I attended the new member orientation, which was a great opportunity to meet new colleagues on both sides of the aisle. 

June 20, 2017 In The News

Every child deserves a loving home. But when a child's home is no longer safe, often because of abuse, neglect, or behavioral issues, it is the state's responsibility to step in and ensure the well-being of the child. This often means that children are placed in foster homes.

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June 5, 2017 In The News

At a time when voter optimism is dipping to its lowest point in the young President Donald Trump administration, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker has joined an organized group of lawmakers dedicated to pushing through partisan gridlock.

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May 25, 2017 In The News

The federal budget process is broken. I’ve only been in Congress four months and that’s clear to me. Since 2010, Congress has passed 31 continuing resolutions to keep the federal government open. Only three fiscal years since 1955 have not produced a continuing resolution. The institution has been governing by crisis for far too long.

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