Property Tax Independence Act

November 23, 2015

Senator Smucker speaks in support of the Property Tax Independence Act
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Lancaster County Legislators Respond to Syrian Refugee Crisis and Potential Terrorist Threat

November 17, 2015

In response to Governor Wolf’s announcement yesterday that Pennsylvania would continue to accept and host Syrian refugees, Lancaster County legislators wrote the Governor to confirm that the refugees being relocated to the Commonwealth have no ties to extremist groups and that they have not engaged or aided in terroristic activities.
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Growing Substitute Teacher Shortage

October 21, 2015

Senate Education Committee and House Education Committee - October 26, 2015
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Smucker Applauds Focus on Poorly Performing Schools

October 6, 2015

Sen. Lloyd Smucker (R-Lancaster), Chairman of the Senate Education Committee, and the sponsor of legislation to turn around the state’s most persistently under-performing schools, issued the following statement in response to Auditor General Eugene DePasquale’s performance audit of the state Department of Education (PDE) and the State Board of Education[...Read More]

Smucker Bill on Campus Arrest Powers Signed into Law

October 2, 2015

State Sen. Lloyd Smucker (R-Lancaster) said students and the public on college campuses will be better protected under a proposal signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf yesterday.[...Read More]