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Congressman Lloyd Smucker

Representing the 16th District of Pennsylvania

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July 27, 2018 Blog Post

Great news: The nation’s economy grew by 4.1 percent in the second quarter. It’s the fastest rate of growth in nearly four years.

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July 25, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) today announced that the U.S. Department of Labor (DoL) is awarding nearly $5 million in grant funding to Pennsylvania to provide reemployment services for individuals impacted by the health and economic consequences of the opioid epidemic.

July 25, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.­– Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation cosponsored by U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) to strengthen and improve career and technical education in order help Americans obtain the skills they need to compete in-demand jobs. Passage of this bill has been a leading priority for Rep. Smucker.

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July 25, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker and the House Problem Solvers Caucus introduced a package of changes to the House Rules to make Congress work for the American people.

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July 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) today issued the following statement:

“Russia has engaged in bad-faith negotiations with numerous American presidents for decades, invaded sovereign nations, committed egregious human rights violations, supports bad actors across the globe, and interfered in our election.

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July 16, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) today issued the following statement:

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June 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Testifying today before the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) urged his colleagues in the House and Senate to use a transparent process to develop and enact reforms that will fix the broken federal budget process and deliver real, systemic, and meaningful results.

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June 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement after he voted against the Border Security and Immigration Reform Acton the House floor:

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June 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) hosted a roundtable discussion for freshman Republican House members to hear from United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer about the status of the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). 

Following the meeting, Rep. Smucker issued the following statement:

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In The News

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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May 22, 2017 In The News

Lawmakers from both sides of the Capitol and both sides of the aisle are pushing to require the Environmental Protection Agency to promote environmentally friendly water infrastructure.

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