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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
Donations welcomed at district offices Dec. 1st – Dec. 18th
Washington – Today, 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.
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
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.
WASHINGTON –Today, Congressman Jason Smith (R-Salem, MO) issued the following statement on President Obama’s unconstitutional executive overreach on immigration:
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.