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Congressman Jason Smith

Representing the 8th District of Missouri

Press Releases

May 2, 2016 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Jason Smith (MO-08) introduced H.R. 5140, the VFD Repeal Act. The legislation would repeal the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) regulation set to go into effect January, 1st of 2017. The regulation was created without Congressional oversight and would dramatically change the process of receiving and administering antibiotics to livestock as well as the relationship between veterinarians, feed suppliers, and farmers.
Apr 20, 2016 Press Release
Washington, DC- Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Jason Smith’s bill, H. R. 4885, the IRS Oversight While Eliminating Spending (OWES) Act by a bipartisan vote of 245-179. Smith’s bill provides Congress and the American public with greater oversight and transparency with regards to how the IRS is spending valuable taxpayer resources.
Apr 13, 2016 Press Release
Today, the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee passed Congressman Jason Smith’s bill, H. R. 4885, the IRS Oversight While Eliminating Spending (OWES) Act. Smith’s bill will provide Congress and the American public with greater oversight with regards to how the IRS is spending valuable taxpayer resources.
Apr 4, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Jason Smith (MO-08) and his regional staff will be coordinating and hosting a second Veterans’ Benefits Summit on April 6, 2016 in Kennett, M.O.
Mar 30, 2016 Press Release
Today U.S. Rep. Jason Smith (MO-08) introduced H.R. 4885, the IRS Oversight While Eliminating Spending (OWES) Act.
Mar 28, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Jason Smith (MO-08) and his regional staff will be coordinating and hosting a Veterans Benefits Summit on April 2, 2016 in Cape Girardeau.
Mar 7, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Jason Smith invites high school students to enter for an opportunity to have artwork displayed in the United States Capitol
Congressman Jason Smith announced today that his office is now accepting entries from all interested 8th District high school students for the 2016 Congressional Art Competition.
Feb 26, 2016 Press Release
Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed two amendments authored by Representative Jason Smith (MO-08) to preserve the ability of Missourians to freely hunt and fish in the Mark Twain National Forest and other public lands.
Feb 24, 2016 Press Release
Today Representative Smith and his colleagues on the Ways & Means Committee requested that the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) conduct an investigation and report on the factors effecting the global competitiveness of the U.S. aluminum industry, including overproduction & subsidies in other countries.
Feb 11, 2016 Press Release
Proposal would strengthen U.S. Customs ability to combat illegal trade
Today Congressman Jason Smith (MO-08) praised the U.S. Senate’s bipartisan passage of H.R. 644, the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015. H.R. 644 was first passed by the U.S. House of Representatives in December 2015 by a vote of 256-158. The Senate passed the bill today by a vote of 75 to 20.

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