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December 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Lloyd Smucker joins Representatives Thomas Massie (R-KY) and Chellie Pingree (D-ME) to introduced the Interstate Milk Freedom Act (H.R. 5410) today. This bill prohibits federal interference with the interstate traffic of unpasteurized milk and milk products that are packaged for direct human consumption.

December 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for FY20 which included U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker’s (PA-11) amendment to permanently reauthorize the U.S.

December 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On April 3rd, 2019, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA) joined with his colleagues and introduced a bill to deter robocalls in the U.S. called the TRACED Act, which passed the House with bipartisan support. Senators John Thune (R-S.D.) and Ed Markey (D- Mass.) introduced the Senate companion bill (S. 151), which had 22 bipartisan cosponsors and passed the Senate. 

November 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-11) released the following statement after he voted against H.R. 4378, "Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Further Health Extenders Act of 2019"

“This bill once again kicks the can down the road on government funding, rather than enacting much-needed reforms to spending and the budget process.”

November 21, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Representative Dan Bishop (R-NC) introduced the Increasing Health Coverage through HRAs Act with Representatives Ted Budd (R-NC), Bruce Westerman (R-AR) and Lloyd Smucker (R-PA). The legislation would give the administration’s Health Reimbursement Arrangements rule, finalized earlier this year, the full force and effect of law.

November 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA), Republican Leader of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment, delivered the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at the subcommittee's hearing on the Department of Labor's apprenticeship programs: 

November 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Pennsylvania Republican Congressional Delegation offered the following statement after voting unanimously to block Speaker Pelosi and Intelligence Committee Chairman Schiff’s last-minute vote to legitimize the baseless push to impeach President Trump:

November 9, 2019 Blog Post

H.R. 4937 – The Workforce Reentry Act

The Workforce Reentry Act reforms the existing Reentry Employment Opportunities (REO) program to prompt innovation and improvement in the reentry of justice-involved individuals into the workforce through competitive start-up grants, rigorous evaluation, and dissemination of best practices.

October 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON [10/30/19] - Today, U.S. Reps. Angie Craig (MN-2) and Lloyd Smucker (PA-11) introduced the Responsible & Efficient Agriculture Destination (TREAD) Act to give farmers and ranchers more flexibility when transporting live animals and perishable goods.

September 24, 2019 Press Release




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.