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Name  Lloyd Smucker
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Occupation  Businessman
Political party  Republican
Party  Republican Party
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Website  Pennsylvania State Senator Lloyd Smucker
Residence  West Lampeter Township, Pennsylvania, United States
Education  Lebanon Valley College, Lancaster Mennonite School, Franklin & Marshall College

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Lloyd K. Smucker (born January 23, 1964) is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district. Previously, he was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate, representing the 13th District from 2009 to 2016.

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Biography

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Smucker was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to Daniel and Arie Smucker. He was born into an Amish family. After graduating from Lancaster Mennonite High School in 1981, he attended Lebanon Valley College and Franklin & Marshall College. For twenty-five years, he served as president of the Smucker Company, a family-owned commercial construction firm in Smoketown.

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Smucker was a member of the West Lampeter Township Planning Commission for four years before serving two terms as a township supervisor. In 2008, after 23-year incumbent Gib Armstrong decided to retire, Smucker entered the four-way Republican primary to succeed him, receiving 47% of the vote. In the general election, he defeated his Democratic opponent, Lancaster City Council member José E. Urdaneta, by a margin of 57%-43%.

In the Senate, Smucker served as chair of the Intergovernmental Operations Committee, vice-chair of the Labor & Industry Committee, and a member of the Appropriations, Education, Local Government, and Urban Affairs & Housing Committees.

On September 24, 2014, Smucker voted against Pennsylvania senate bill SB1182 which would legalize medical cannabis in Pennsylvania.

U.S. Congress

On November 8, 2016, Smucker defeated Christina Hartman in the race to replace the retiring Joe Pitts in Congress. He was sworn in to represent Pennsylvania's 16th Congressional District on January 3, 2017.

Political positions

As of 4 April 2017, Smucker voted with his party in 98.1% of votes so far in the current session of Congress and voted in line with President Trump's position in 100% of votes.

Abortion

Smucker opposes abortion.

Environment

Smucker opposes federal regulation of greenhouse gas emissions.

In February 2017, he voted to repeal the Stream Protection Rule, a regulation that required coal companies to restore streams and mined areas to their pre-development conditions. In February 2017, he voted in favor of repealing a rule that required energy companies to disclose payments to foreign governments.

Health care

He favors repealing the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). Smucker supported the American Health Care Act, the GOP's replacement plan for Obamacare.

LGBT rights

Smucker opposes same-sex marriage.

Privacy

In March 2017, Smucker voted to reverse a Federal Communications Commission privacy rule that prevented internet service providers from selling their customers' browsing data.

References

Lloyd Smucker Wikipedia


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