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Congressman Jason Smith

Representing the 8th District of Missouri

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Nov 4, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report

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.

Oct 28, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Jason Smith Helps Secure Additional Operations at Veterans Clinic in Salem

Smith meets with VA official, advances Veterans services at Salem VA

Oct 28, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report

Thousands of brave Americans have answered the call of duty to serve our country and protect us from terrorism.

Oct 21, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report

The coming weeks will ultimately decide the future of the United States Supreme Court for decades to come. Our next President will have the opportunity to fill the vacancy left by Justice Antonin Scalia by exercising his or her most significant responsibility as expressly set forth in Article II of the United States Constitution. And the reality is, never has this decision mattered more. 

Oct 14, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report

For every instance of one fraudulent vote, a legitimate American voter is disenfranchised. As the Supreme Court of the United States recognized when it upheld the constitutionality of Indiana’s voter identification law in 2008, “… not only is the risk of voter fraud real but…it could affect the outcome of a close election.”

Oct 7, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report
Clinton is now trying to walk back from this comment, but the harsh reality is that he is right. Obamacare is a “crazy system” that has only made healthcare more bureaucratic and more expensive. Last week marked three years since the failed Obamacare exchanges opened for business and over the past three years Obamacare continues to drive up healthcare costs on millions of American families and limit their access to the healthcare providers of their choice.
Sep 27, 2016 Editorial

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jason Smith sent a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy raising concerns with the EPA's preliminary ecological risk assesment for atrazine, a herbicide widely used by many Missouri farmers. Read the full letter here.

Sep 23, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report

1,811. It was learned this week that was the number of illegal aliens who were ‘mistakenly’ granted American citizenship by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. All of these 1,811 illegal immigrants now turned American citizens were previously ordered to be deported or removed from the U.S.

Sep 21, 2016 Press Release

U.S. House Passes Rep. Jason Smith’s Bill to Increase Coverage Options for those with Kidney Failure

 Smith’s bill gives Americans Suffering with End Stage Renal Disease the health care options they deserve

Sep 20, 2016 Editorial

Kendell and Laurie Clarkston exemplify the true meaning and heart of adoption.  As physicians serving in Willow Springs, Missouri, both have directly seen the needs of children living in impoverished conditions and without the love and nurture of a family.  While having two biological children of their own, the Clarkstons always felt a tug on their hearts to bring other children into their home

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Jan 6, 2017 Photo Gallery

Congressman Smith offered his congratulations to the newly sworn in officials from Texas County.

Jan 6, 2017 Photo Gallery

On Wednesday January 4th, Congressman Smith met with Vice President-elect Mike Pence to discuss how Congress is going to work with the Trump Administration to provide relief for Americans struggling under Obamacare.

Dec 31, 2016 Photo Gallery

Congressman Smith is pleased to hear that Hartmann US will begin production in Rolla in January 2017. Hartmann produces egg cartons that are used around the world.

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