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Congressman Jason Smith

Representing the 8th District of Missouri

Press Releases

Jul 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, Congressman Jason Smith cosponsored two bills to block all federal funding for Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers. The action comes after two disturbing videos were made public showing Planned Parenthood executives discussing selling body parts of unborn babies, potentially in violation of federal law. 

Jul 6, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, Congressman Jason Smith presented Vietnam Veteran Frank Grosspietsch of Salem with the Purple Heart, a medal given to members of the military wounded or killed in service. Mr. Grosspietsch earned two Purple Heart medals during his service in Vietnam, but was initially only presented with one.

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Jun 29, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jason Smith released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision on Michigan v. Environmental Protection Agency :

Jun 26, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jason Smith released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision on Obergefell v. Hodges:

Jun 25, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the Supreme Court ruled in the case King v. Burwell that individuals purchasing health care coverage on the federal exchange are eligible for federal tax subsidies.

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May 27, 2015 Press Release
EPA rule finalized today could regulate private ponds, puddles, and irrigation ditches

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jason Smith voiced his continued opposition to the Obama administration’s Waters of the U.S. rule (WOTUS), which was finalized today.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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May 1, 2015 Press Release
Adds language to H.R. 2028 to keep EPA from implementing Waters of the U.S. rule

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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