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Congressman Jason Smith

Representing the 8th District of Missouri

Press Releases

Jun 29, 2016 Press Release
Today, Congressman Smith led the Missouri Congressional Delegation in calling on Attorney General Chris Koster to join the 11-state federal lawsuit against the Obama Administration’s transgender bathroom guidance in order to protect students in Missouri.
Jun 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DCCongressman Jason Smith (MO-8) issued the following statement today after the Supreme Court blocked President Obama’s plan to issue executive amnesty to five million illegal aliens in the United States v. Texas case.

May 31, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DCCongressman Jason Smith (MO-8) issued the following statement today after the Supreme Court’s ruling in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes Co.:

May 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DCCongressman Jason Smith (MO-8) issued the following statement today after a U.S. District Court Judge Rosemary M. Collyer ruled in House v. Burwell that the Obama Administration unlawfully funded parts of Obamacare without an appropriation from Congress.

May 11, 2016 Press Release
Today, the Ways and Means Committee advanced Congressman Jason Smith’s bill, H.R. 2966, the Reducing Poverty through Employment Act, during a committee markup. Smith’s bill creates a new core purpose under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program to explicitly recognize that the best way out of poverty is employment.
May 9, 2016 Press Release
The halls of the U.S. Capitol could be looking a little brighter in the near future and all thanks to a local high school student. Macie Werner from Jackson High School was selected as the winner of the 30th Annual Eighth Congressional District Art Competition and will represent Missouri’s Eighth Congressional District in the U.S. Capitol.
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.

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