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Congressman Jason Smith

Representing the 8th District of Missouri

Press Releases

Jan 7, 2016 Press Release
On bipartisan vote Smith bill passes to reduce federal regulatory burdens

Washington, DC – Today, legislation authored by Congressman Jason Smith (MO-08) passed the U.S. House on a bipartisan vote of 245-174. The Smith bill, known as H.R.

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Jan 6, 2016 Press Release
Representative Jason Smith (MO-08) released the following statement after the House of Representatives sent the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act to the President’s desk

“For the first time since Obamacare was signed into law without a single Republican vote, Congress has now sent a repeal bill to the President’s desk.

Today I voted to dismantle Obamacare, fully defund Planned Parenthood, and reduce the deficit by $516 billion.

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Jan 5, 2016 Press Release
Representative Jason Smith (MO-08) released the following statement after the president’s announcement today of new executive actions:

“Today we witnessed once again this Administration’s obsession with going around Congress and the will of the American people to try and advance restrictions on the Second Amendment rights of every American. In calling out Missouri this president is using his soapbox to try and politicize events and claw back rights promised to every American by the U.S. Constitution.

Dec 30, 2015 Press Release

Cape Girardeau, MO – On Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 4pm, Congressman Jason Smith invites residents and media to speak directly with the Army Corps on the recent record rainfall and current levels on the Mississippi River.

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Dec 17, 2015 Press Release
Provision was included in Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Smith voted to keep a $622 billion tax increase from hitting American families. One of the provisions in the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act is Congressman Smith’s initiative, H.R.

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Dec 17, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Smith voted to keep a $622 billion tax increase from hitting American families. One of the most important provisions for farmers and small business owners in the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act is providing tax relief for equipment and property purchases through Section 179 of the tax code.

Dec 16, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Jason Smith (MO-08) introduced the End EPA Advertising Act, a bill to stop the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from using taxpayer money to hire public relations contractors.

Dec 11, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – With today’s bipartisan passage of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act, Congressman Jason Smith stood up for local manufacturers.

Dec 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, the House of Representatives passed Congressman Jason Smith’s amendment to eliminate new Obama EPA regulations on wood stoves by a bipartisan vote of 247-177. The amendment was added to H.R. 8, the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act, which increased innovation, security and reliability of American-made energy.

Dec 2, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, Congressman Jason Smith (R-Salem, MO) issued the following statement after voting against the Every Student Succeeds Act:

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