Smucker Broadcast

February 2014 – Senator Smucker visits the Hans Herr House, the oldest homestead in Lancaster County built in 1719.

December 2013 – Senator Smucker tours the Campus of History in Lancaster County including President James Buchanan’s Wheatland Estate.

November 2013 – Senator Smucker gives us a behind the scenes tour of historic Rock Ford Plantation, the 18th Century home of Revolutionary War General Edward Hand.

October 2013 – Senator Smucker gives us a behind the scenes tour of the Thaddeus Stevens & Lydia Hamilton historic site in Lancaster, including an incredible archeological discovery.

October 2012 – Senator Smucker tours Lancaster Central Market, the country’s oldest continuously operating farmer’s market.

February 2012 – Senator Smucker tours the Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg, the largest indoor agricultural event in the country.


June 16, 2014 – Senator Smucker offers remarks supporting legislation that would make the Pennsylvania Long Rifle the official firearm of the Commonwealth.

April 9, 2014 – During session, Senator Smucker speaks in support of Senate Bill 1327, which would ban cash gifts to legislators and public officials.

March 19, 2014 – Senator Smucker questions Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele during the Senate Appropriations Committee budget hearing for the PA Department of State.

March 11, 2014 – At a Capitol news conference, Senator Smucker speaks in favor of SB 1275, which would give universities in the State System of Higher Education greater independence and flexibility in meeting financial challenges and academic and enrollment needs.

May 14, 2013 – Senator Smucker discusses Senate Bill 851, renaming the Lititz Pike Bridge in Lancaster County to the Thaddeus Stevens Bridge.

March 19, 2013 – Pennsylvania immigrant youth, and educators join Senator Smucker at a press conference introducing the Pennsylvania Dream Act. The bill would provide an opportunity for undocumented students who have graduated from high school in the Commonwealth to pay in-state tuition rates at state colleges.

March 6, 2013 – Senator Smucker questions PennDOT Secretary Barry Schoch about transportation safety, funding and mass transit during Senate Appropriations budget hearings.

March 4, 2013 – Senator Smucker questions Education Department Secretary Ronald Tomalis about basic education funding during Senate Appropriations budget hearings

February 28, 2013 – Senator Smucker offers remarks on structural reforms with the heads of Pennsylvania’s state-related colleges and universities during Senate Appropriations budget hearings

February 27, 2013 – Senator Smucker questions the heads of SERS and PSERS about public employee pensions during Senate Appropriation budget hearings