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Congressman Jason Smith

Representing the 8th District of Missouri
  • Leading Full Repeal of Obamacare

    Many families have contacted my offices to share their stories, and I am committed to making those voices heard. I shared one of the letters on the House floor that described how harmful Obamacare has been for families in southeast and southern Missouri.
  • Fighting the President’s Power Grab

    Article I of the Constitution says Congress will change the laws, not the president. Watch my remarks on the House floor about President Obama's unconstitutional executive action on immigration.
  • Honoring Our Veterans

    One of the best parts of my job is being able to honor the brave men and women who have served our country. Recently I presented a flag flown over the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Veterans Day to WWII veteran, Glennon Welker, a Navy Seabee during WWII, in honor of his service to America.
  • Tax Reform and Rural America

    My op-ed on tax reform and rural America was published in The Hill newspaper. I am committed to easing the tax burdens that hinder prosperity for rural America.

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May 22, 2015 Weekly Capitol Report

Almost 250 years ago our Founding Fathers eloquently wrote that the inalienable right to life isn’t granted by Congress or any legislature, but is endowed by our Creator. Sadly, even as our scientific knowledge and medical expertise advance, this inalienable right is still being debated in Washington, D.C.

May 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Sunday, Congressman Jason Smith recognized a member of the Dora High School Class of 2015 at commencement and gave brief remarks to the graduating class. Dora senior Taylor Brooks was recognized for his appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point which he will be attending in the fall.

May 16, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Friday, Congressman Jason Smith connected with Central High School students from his office in Washington, D.C. by hosting a live video chat. Congressman Smith answered dozens of questions from students in Bethany Petty’s western civilization and social studies classes on issues ranging from the Electoral College to terrorism.

May 15, 2015 Weekly Capitol Report

Ronald Reagan once said his fondest hope for young people is that they would love their country for her selflessness and idealism. As the school year comes to a close, I have reflected on all of the great schools I have had the pleasure of visiting while in Congress. From Rolla to Caruthersville, Sikeston to Gainesville, and Festus to Doniphan, I’ve been bringing Congress to the classroom.

May 4, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Smith Visits Jefferson R-7 High School in Festus on Monday

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, Congressman Jason Smith brought Congress to the classroom, speaking with students at Jefferson R-7 High School in Festus. He met with civics classes and an anti-bullying student group.

May 1, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the House of Representatives voted on Congressman Jason Smith’s language to bar the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from using any funds to implement the damaging Waters of the United States rule.  The language was included in H.R. 2028, the FY2016 Energy & Water Appropriations bill, which passed the House 240-177.

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