As the New Year quickly approaches, many people are making a list of New Year’s resolutions and goals for 2017. While those lists often include getting in better shape, eating healthier or spending more time with loved ones – the incoming Trump Administration is working on a different kind of list.
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.
Congressman Smith congratulates Janet Crow from West Plains on being elected as the 2017 Missouri CattleWomen's Association President and Butch Meier from Jackson on being elected as the 2017 Missouri Cattlemen's Association President.
On Monday, January 9th 2017, Congressman Smith proudly displayed blue lights in his office to honor the brave men and women in blue on Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.
Congressman Smith recognizes the inauguration of the 56th Governor of Missouri Eric Greitens on Monday, January 9th, 2017.