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July 18, 2019 Op-Eds

Clock is ticking on USMCA
Huntingdon Daily News

Currently sitting before Congress is the opportunity to enact a historic reform that will transform America’s economy for generations to come.

July 18, 2019 Press Release

Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) today voted against  H.R. 582, legislation that will raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. According to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, the measure could lead to the elimination of over 3.7 million jobs by 2025. The 13th District lawmaker issued the following statement after opposing the bill:


July 16, 2019 Press Release

The House of Representatives on Monday evening passed H.R.2142, Congressman John Joyce’s bipartisan bill to ease regulatory compliance burdens for small businesses. Joyce teamed up with his House Small Business Committee colleague Anthony Delgado (D- NY) to introduce the legislation.


June 11, 2019 Press Release

House Democrats today voted to pass H. Res 430, legislation to give them further authority to continue their efforts to relitigate the Mueller Investigation. The resolution, passed entirely on party lines, will allow the House Judiciary Committee and other House panels to enforce its subpoenas on Trump administration officials such as Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn. Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) opposed the resolution and issued the following statement after the vote:

May 14, 2019 Press Release

Congressman John Joyce (R-PA-13) visited Global/SFC Valve Corporation in Somerset to see firsthand the skilled jobs and business that the production of U.S. Navy aircraft carriers brings to the region. Global/SFC Valve manufactures Navy high pressure steam valves, Hydraulic Accumulators, and Underway Replenishment equipment for the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier program.


May 14, 2019 Press Release

Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) yesterday was in Somerset where he spoke with members of the media about the ongoing trade negotiations between the United States and China. Joyce pointed out that China has been taking advantage of the United States for far too long and that President Trump’s new tariffs are tools that will bring China to the negotiating table and will produce a deal that will benefit the American economy in the long run.


May 9, 2019 Press Release

Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) Wednesday brought Mr. Shawn Pulford, CEO of LB Water Service in Chambersburg, before a House Committee on Small Business panel highlighting "small business heroes." In his dialogue with the committee, Pulford testified about how the 2017 tax cuts are spurring growth across Franklin County and emphasized the need for Congress to pass an infrastructure package.




Click here to watch Pulford discuss the benefits the 2017 tax cuts have had in Franklin County.

May 3, 2019 Press Release

Earlier this week, the House Small Business Committee voted to pass bipartisan legislation introduced by Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) and Congressman Antonio Delgado (NY-19). Joyce’s proposal, H.R. 2142, would make it easier for small businesses to comply with onerous federal regulations.

April 12, 2019 Press Release

Congressman John Joyce (PA-13), a member of the House Small Business Subcommitte, joined with fellow committee member Congressman Antonio Delgado (NY-19) tody to introduce H.R. 2142, a bipartisan bill that would make it easier for small businesses to comply with federal regulations.


April 3, 2019 Press Release

Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) today brought Somerset County farmer Glenn Stoltzfus before the House Small Business Subcommittee on Rural Development, Agriculture, Trade, and Entrepreneurship to testify about the issues facing the dairy industry. Joyce is the ranking member on the subcommittee and Stoltzfus is the first constituent witness the 13th District lawmaker has invited to Washington.