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Congressman Lloyd Smucker

Representing the 16th District of Pennsylvania

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February 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement after the House passed the Budget Act:

"The federal budget process is completely broken. I have spent my first year on the House Budget Committee pushing for reforms to add meaningful enforcement mechanisms and accountability. The current process has led to five continuing resolutions in a single fiscal year. Today, Congress again failed in its responsibility to the American people.

February 7, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement after U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced $17.5 million in emergency funding to stop the spread of the Spotted Lanternfly in Pennsylvania:

February 7, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement after the government funding bill passed the House of Representatives:

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Meet Matt and Amy

Matt and Amy are married and live in Lancaster County. Because of the GOP tax reform bill, they will keep more of their own money -- more than $3,000 more! They wrote to me after they saw their first paycheck with the new federal tax withholding.

February 2, 2018

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January 23, 2018 Press Release

Lancaster, PA – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision to impose tariffs up to 30 percent on imported solar panels:

January 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) is working across the aisle to help defend the 16th District and surrounding areas from an invasive species that has already inflicted significant financial losses on local agricultural producers and homeowners, and poses a serious threat to the national and international agriculture industry and food supply chain.

December 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) today issued the following statement on House passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:

“Every American deserves the opportunity to pursue his or her own version of the American Dream. Today, our complex and outdated federal tax code leaves families feeling like they’re doing everything right, but still struggling to make ends meet. The status quo on taxes is failing the middle class.

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.