The rolling hills and flatland of southeast and south central Missouri are a beautiful place during the Holiday Season; we take time to gather with family and friends, and we also reflect on the previous days and months throughout the year.
U.S. Rep. Jason Smith Receives ‘Friend of Farm Bureau’ Award
Smith is honored during Missouri Farm Bureau Annual Meeting
In his own words, President Obama stated “We can’t wait for Congress to do its job, so where they won’t act, I will” and over past 8 years, that’s exactly what he has done at the expense of the American people.
Washington, D.C. - Today, the United States Senate passed U.S. Rep. Jason Smith’s (MO-08) bill to remove a federal restriction that prevents patients with kidney failure from accessing the high-quality, affordable health care coverage options they direly need, sending it to the President’s desk to be signed into law. Smith’s bill H.R.
In a letter on December 5th, Congressman Smith asks President-elect Trump to take steps to eliminate 14 federal rules and regulations that are harming people across southeast and south central Missouri and rural America. Read the full letter here.
Over the last 8 years, the United States has lost credibility with its allies, failed to deter her enemies and seen the security of American families suffer in an increasingly dangerous world.
Unity. That is what I reflected on this Thanksgiving. It is a true testament to the remarkable character of Americans that after a divisive Presidential campaign season, we can all respect our differences and come together for the good of our country and for our future generations.
The elections are over and we now know that Donald J Trump will become the 45th President of the United States. One of the key factors to his victory was a promise to stop the onslaught of Washington driven regulations and executive orders coming from the Obama White House which have crippled American farmers, families and business owners.
Throughout our country's history our veterans and the patriots before them answered the call of duty and have valiantly fought to make America a place where personal liberties are celebrated and the rights bestowed to us upon the Constitution are forever protected and preserved.
For over 200 years American patriots have shed their blood to fight for independence, liberty, and a democratic process that puts more power into the hands of citizens than monarchs and tyrants. Our country's history is also marked with numerous physical and political battles to expand the right to vote to millions more deserved Americans.
Rep. Jason Smith visited a county high school and area business last week.
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Congressman Smith congratulates the opening of Your Community Health Center in Rolla.
On January 24th, Congressman Smith shared the story of Doug; a hardworking 61 year old cabinetmaker from southeast Missouri who has been without health care coverage for 2 years. He cannot afford to pay the higher premiums under Obamacare while he supports his family. His health insurance premiums would cost him roughly $900 per month, more than he pays for rent.
Congressman Smith held a discussion with President Trump and Vice President Pence about how they are doing more in their first week in the White House to improve the lives of Missourians than the last President did in eight years.