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Congressman Jason Smith

Representing the 8th District of Missouri

Press Releases

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.

Apr 16, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, Congressman Jason Smith (R-Salem, MO) issued the following statement on voting for the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015, a bill he also co-sponsored:

Apr 1, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Jason Smith visited Jack Harris’s eighth-grade social studies class at Gainesville High School. The visit included a question and answer session with students. 

Mar 30, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jason Smith visited a civics class at Plato High School and took questions from the students. The conversation covered everything from how to get involved in public service to Smith’s experience as one of the youngest members of the House of Representatives.

Mar 20, 2015 Press Release
High school students invited to enter for an opportunity to have artwork displayed in the United States Capitol

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Jason Smith announces the opening of the annual Eighth Congressional District Art Contest and encourages high school students in his congressional district to participate. Students may submit original paintings, drawings, collages, mixed media, computer-generated art and photographs.

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Mar 11, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, Congressman Jason Smith met with the Ste. Genevieve Rotary Club and provided a legislative update. He took questions from the group on topics including health care, regulations, and energy.

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