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Congressman Lloyd Smucker

Representing the 16th District of Pennsylvania

Economy

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December 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, as leading American manufactures continue to design, develop, and unveil commercially-available electric trucks, U.S. Reps. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA), Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA), Peter DeFazio (D-OR), and Rodney Davis (R-IL) announced bipartisan legislation (H.R. 4421) that would allow the testing of trucks powered by electric batteries. Federal law caps the weight limit on trucks at 80,000 pounds.

November 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) and the Problem Solvers Caucus wrote to Congressional leadership to call for action on a long-term, fiscally-responsible budget deal.

In a letter to House and Senate leaders, the Problem Solvers Caucus said:

November 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement after he voted in support of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on the House floor:

“Every American deserves the opportunity to pursue his or her own version of the American Dream. For too long, our complicated and outdated tax code has left families feeling like they’re doing everything right, but still struggling to make ends meet. The status quo on taxes isn’t working.

November 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, the House passed the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference report which included U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker’s (PA-16) amendment to expand opportunities for active-duty military men and women to learn career skills and occupational training. This expansion will assist them in their transitions back to civilian life.

November 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) is working to update Congress on the status of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and is urging the administration to prioritize American interests in any renegotiation of the trade agreement.

November 14, 2017 In The News

Eleven House Republicans dubbing themselves the Rural Relief group plan to introduce a package of five bills Tuesday to address worsening economic and social woes in small-town America.

The bills include measures to bolster training for rural emergency medical service squads and rural students in technical education programs. Others would redirect some existing funding to help small towns manage the complex needs of the homeless and to help families whose children are substance abusers.

November 13, 2017 In The News

Every American deserves the opportunity to pursue his or her own version of the American Dream. For too long, our complicated tax code has left families feeling like they’re doing everything right, but still struggling to make ends meet. Studies show 33 percent of people consider themselves $400 away from financial crisis, and 50 percent feel they live paycheck to paycheck. The status quo isn’t working. Tax reform can be a game-changer — if we do it correctly.

October 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement after the House passed a budget resolution that allows Congress to move forward on tax reform:

“A vote in support of this budget was a vote in support of needed tax reform. If we reinvest in America and its workers, we’ll unleash the innovative, entrepreneurial spirit that built this nation.

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.

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: