In The News

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.”

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.