Letter to Natural Resources Committee Chairman asks for Congressional Action
WASHINGTON – Last week the Department of the Interior withdrew the National Blueway designation for the White River. In the wake of this move by the department, Congressman Jason Smith (MO-8) and Congressman Billy Long (MO-7) are seeking a hearing of the Natural Resources Committee to learn how the National Blueways System designation was initially imposed on the White River watershed i
Cape Chamber will host office ribbon cutting to be followed by an open house reception
WASHINGTON – TOMORROW, Friday, July 12, 2013, Congressman Jason Smith will host a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house reception at his Cape Girardeau office. The Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce will host the ribbon cutting and Congressman Smith and his staff will be on hand to meet constituents. The ribbon cutting and open house are open to the public.
Smith says pressure from locals and congressional delegation ended the Blueways designation
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jason Smith announced the Department of the Interior has rescinded the National Blueways Designation for the White River watershed in Missouri and Arkansas. The decision was made after citizens in Missouri and Arkansas voiced opposition, and, after lawmakers like Smith pressured the Interior Department to rescind the designation.
Smith will serve on the Intellectual Property, Regulatory Reform and Constitution Subcommittees of the House Judiciary Committee
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jason Smith announced he will serve on the Intellectual Property, Regulatory Reform and Constitution Subcommittees of the House Judiciary Committee.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jason Smith announced he has joined the Republican Study Committee (RSC). The Republican Study Committee is a group of 173 House Republicans organized for the purpose of advancing a conservative social and economic agenda in the House of Representatives.
The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act is the first Smith co-sponsored bill to pass the House
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jason Smith voted in support of H.R. 1797, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would ban abortions in the United States after 20 weeks post fertilization. Smith has been in Congress less than two weeks, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act is the first bill Smith co-sponsored upon entering Congress.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jason Smith sent a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell expressing his serious concerns over Secretarial Order 3321, the National Blueways System. Smith said the mandated designation would impact families in Missouri’s Eighth Congressional District.
Smith will have offices in Cape Girardeau, West Plains, Rolla, Farmington and Washington D.C.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jason Smith announced he has opened offices in Missouri and Washington D.C. to serve his constituents in Missouri’s Eighth Congressional District. Smith now has offices open in Cape Girardeau, West Plains, Rolla, Farmington and Washington D.C.
Smith sworn in less than 18 hours after Missouri polls closed
WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, June 5, 2013 Jason Smith was sworn into the U.S. House of Representatives to represent Missouri’s Eighth District. Smith was sworn into office less than 18 hours after Missouri polling locations closed.