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Congressman Jason Smith

Representing the 8th District of Missouri

Press Releases

Dec 19, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jason Smith praised the extension of Section 179 expensing in the tax code which includes valuable savings for individuals and businesses that had expired at the beginning of this year. Now that the president has signed the House bill, these savings will be available when individuals and businesses file their tax returns for 2014.

Dec 19, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Congressman Jason Smith sent a letter to President Obama condemning new opposition to the St. John’s Bayou and New Madrid Floodway Project, and calling for the project’s completion.

Dec 10, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House passed a bipartisan bill to improve the Department of Veterans Affairs response and treatment to wounded warriors with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Dec 4, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jason Smith voted in favor of H.R. 5759, the Executive Amnesty Prevention Act of 2014, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 219-197-3. The bill blocks the president from using executive orders to postpone deportation of illegal aliens.

Dec 2, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON –After submitting comments yesterday to the Environmental Protection Agency challenging a proposed rule to limit greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants, Congressman Jason Smith (R-Salem, MO) issued the following statement:

Dec 1, 2014 Press Release
Donations welcomed at district offices Dec. 1st – Dec. 18th

WashingtonToday, Congressman Jason Smith kicks off a holiday canned food drive to benefit local charities. Each district office is collecting non-perishable food items for those in need from December 1st through December 18th.

Dec 1, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON –Today, Congressman Jason Smith (R-Salem, MO) was appalled by the president’s new draft EPA rule which would tighten National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone from the current 75 parts per billion to between 65 and 7

Nov 21, 2014 Press Release
Earns influential committee assignment in record time

WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Jason Smith (R-Salem) was named to the House Ways and Means Committee, earning the influential committee assignment faster than any other current Republican committee member. 

Nov 21, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON –Today, Congressman Jason Smith (R-Salem, MO) issued the following statement on President Obama’s unconstitutional executive overreach on immigration:

Nov 12, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON –Today, Congressman Jason Smith led a letter with his colleagues to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urging the immediate opening of the Mississippi River to unnecessarily delayed barge traffic delivering agricultural harvests to market.

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