Weekly Capitol Report
This week marked the 43rd anniversary of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion in our country. Since the court’s ruling, nearly 58 million innocent lives have tragically been taken. To put that into perspective, there are roughly 58 million people living in the states of New York and California—combined.
This week I sat in the U.S. House Chamber and listened to the last State of the Union from President Barack Obama.
Congressman Jason Smith Capitol Report: SCRUBing Away the D.C. Regulatory Machine
Congressman Jason Smith Capitol Report: A Week to Remember
With record rainfall and historic water levels on the Mississippi and surrounding rivers, we closed 2015 with the very real and scary reminder of the power of mother nature.
Congressman Jason Smith Capitol Report: Protecting Farm & Family
Last Friday, while we were all deep in Thanksgiving leftovers, thinking no one was watching, President Obama unveiled a new deluge of regulations that will hit rural America hard. Of the more than 20,000 proposed new regulations, 144 are expected to cost the economy $100 million each.