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Congressman Jason Smith

Representing the 8th District of Missouri
  • Congressman Jason Smith Announces Congressional Art Contest

    High school students invited to enter for an opportunity to have artwork displayed in the United States Capitol.
  • 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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Apr 17, 2015 Weekly Capitol Report

This week, I voted to repeal the death tax and help put the American Dream back within reach for family farmers across southeast and southern Missouri.

Apr 16, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, Congressman Jason Smith (R-Salem, MO) issued the following statement on voting for the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015, a bill he also co-sponsored:

Apr 10, 2015 Weekly Capitol Report

Tax Day—a day that many Americans dread—is quickly approaching us yet again. April 15 is the deadline for filing your taxes with the IRS, a process that is increasingly cumbersome and confusing. Today, America’s incredibly complex tax code is almost 4 million words long. It is no surprise that more than 60 percent of taxpayers pay for help when preparing their taxes.

Apr 1, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Jason Smith visited Jack Harris’s eighth-grade social studies class at Gainesville High School. The visit included a question and answer session with students. 

Apr 1, 2015 Weekly Capitol Report

This week, I met with school superintendents and county commissioners in south-central Missouri to give an update on the Secure Rural Schools funding program. Twenty-one of the 30 counties in our congressional district receive this federal funding which benefits many rural schools in our area, but authorization for this program expired at the end of Fiscal Year 2013.

Mar 30, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jason Smith visited a civics class at Plato High School and took questions from the students. The conversation covered everything from how to get involved in public service to Smith’s experience as one of the youngest members of the House of Representatives.

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