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September 18, 2019 Press Release

Representative Smucker and Trahan Introduce the Bipartisan Financial Aid Communication and Transparency (FACT) Act

Legislation supported by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA), National College Access Network (NCAN), National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC).

August 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Lloyd Smucker and U.S. Senator Marco Rubio led a group of their colleagues in the House and Senate to express support to President Donald Trump for his recent work expanding health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs), which increase health insurance options for hardworking Americans.

July 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Smucker introduced the Improving Adoption Outcomes and Affordability Act (H.R. 3690) to enhance medical support services for birthmothers that have made the selfless decision to place their unborn child for adoption to provide them a loving home.

July 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Lloyd Smucker voted against the House Democrats partisan 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bill passed the House by a vote of 220 – 197.

July 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lloyd Smucker, Ranking Member of the Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee, Rep. Susan Davis (D-CA), Chairwoman of the subcommittee, and Rep. Sharice Davids (D-KS) introduced legislation to eliminate all administrative fees on federal student loans, which would save students over $1.7 billion per year.

June 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Two pieces of bipartisan legislation sponsored by Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-11) were adopted by the House Armed Services Committee during a markup of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 2500). 

May 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, May 21, Congressman Lloyd Smucker (PA-11) and Congresswoman Haley Stevens (MI-11) introduced H.R. 2888 the Stop Student Debt Relief Scams Act, a bipartisan bill that would give the U.S. Department of Education and law enforcement agencies the tools needed to identify and shut down student debt relief scams.

May 17, 2019 Press Release

Lancaster, PA -- Congressman Lloyd Smucker, in conjunction with the office of U.S. Senator Pat Toomey, will host a ceremony honoring area Vietnam-era veterans with a 50th anniversary commemorative pin. Veterans from the 11th Congressional District are invited to attend and be honored at this event.

May 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Reps. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-NM) introduced legislation to help small businesses foster partnerships to improve their participation as suppliers to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).



In The News

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.

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.

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.

May 20, 2017 In The News

It would be very easy to dismiss the modern-day KKK as a bunch of sheet-wearing miscreants who pump up their self-esteem by calling themselves “knights” and pretending they belong to something called the “True Invisible Empire.”

Such flowery terms. Such delusions of grandeur. Such ingrained foolishness.

May 15, 2017 In The News

Lloyd Smucker wants answers. He’s not alone. The freshman congressman addressed the Comey firing during the Rotary Club’s question-and-answer session.

May 2, 2017 In The News

United CEO Oscar Munoz was scolded during a congressional hearing for neglecting to immediately apologize to the passenger who was forcibly removed from a flight in an incident that ignited public backlash.

"I was appalled at your comments at first," Congressman Lloyd Smucker, R-Pa., told Munoz during the Tuesday hearing.

April 10, 2017 In The News

In 2010, supporters of “Obamacare” said health care costs would decrease. They said, “If you like your plan, you can keep it. If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor.”

February 5, 2017 In The News

Four weeks into his new job, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker is brimming with excitement.

The freshman congressman is elated with the direction the Republican-led House is going to reform tax, regulatory and health care policies.

January 13, 2017 In The News

A week and a half into his first term, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker is feeling pretty good about the energy he's seeing around Washington.

The Lancaster County Republican, who represents Reading and part of Berks County, said he imagines the flurry of activity since he was sworn in Jan. 3 is just a start.