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Congressman Jason Smith

Representing the 8th District of Missouri

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Jul 30, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jason Smith (R-MO) voted in support of the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014. The bipartisan legislation makes much needed reforms to the VA healthcare system.

Jul 25, 2014 Weekly Capitol Report

Forty-five years after American innovation sent man to the moon, the VA is still processing claims on paper. The Department of Veterans Affairs was created in 1930 and has been reluctant to accept technological and administrative advancements throughout its 84 year history.

Jul 18, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Jason Smith visited the SEMO Food Bank in Sikeston to highlight his support for the America Gives More Act. Pictured from left to right are SEMO Food Bank employee Missy Rice, Smith, and SEMO Food Bank CEO Karen Green.

Jul 18, 2014 Weekly Capitol Report

During his State of the Union speech in January, President Obama said he hoped 2014 could be “a year of action.” Six months have passed since the President issued his challenge, but leaders in the Senate are still refusing to even hold a vote on common sense bills passed by the House. National news personalities like to refer to Congress as a “do-nothing” body.

Jul 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jason Smith (R-MO) announced that his provision to prohibit any federal funds from being used by the Corps of Engineers to enforce the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed “Waters of the United States” rule was included in the legislation that passed the House.

Jul 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jason Smith (R-MO) sent a letter to United States Postal Service (USPS) officials asking for the Fremont, Missouri Post Office to be reopened as soon as possible. The facility has been closed since flood waters damaged the town at the end June.

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