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Congressman Jason Smith

Representing the 8th District of Missouri

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Sep 19, 2016 Press Release
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation’s leading advocate for small businesses, awarded Congressman Jason Smith with its biennial Guardian of Small Business Award for his outstanding support of America’s small business owners in the 114th Congress.
Sep 16, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report

This week, the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee conducted a public hearing delving into the policies and procedures the U.S. State Department employs for preserving federal records.

Sep 9, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report
We have all heard the famous quote “the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” This week as the U.S. Congress once again gaveled back into session, the same results held true as we were immediately met with new details of just how partisan and politically minded this Administration is.
Sep 7, 2016 In The News

NEWS: Delta Regional Authority, state and local partners invest more than $7 million into the Missouri Bootheel economy 

Investment helps expands fiber optic infrastructure in Marquette tech district 

Sep 2, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report

The Salem community and I took a major step toward fall last Friday when we watched Salem High Football return to play under the familiar ‘Friday Night Lights’.  The start of a new school year is exciting because it is an opportunity for students to set new goals for the academic year and start to put plans in motion to achieve those goals.

Aug 30, 2016 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Jason Smith (MO-08) released the following statement regarding a new report showing that an estimated 85 percent of Missouri counties could have only one Obamacare insurer in 2017:

Aug 26, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report

This week marks the 20th anniversary of “welfare reform” and at the time it was hailed as one of the most widespread changes to addressing federal poverty our nation had ever seen. They promised it was the end of welfare as we would know it.

Aug 20, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report
A secret mission carried out using an unmarked cargo plane carrying piles of currency acquired from the central banks of the Netherlands and Switzerland. This sounds like a scene from a James Bond movie, but in fact this is an actual scene of a secret mission carried out under the Obama Administration.
Aug 16, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Jason Smith has named two educators from the 8th Congressional District to represent him on the Missouri State Council for the Congressional Award.
Aug 12, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report

This August much of the country is experiencing an uncomfortable heat wave, but in southeast and south central Missouri it is just something we expect every year. And, while the temperature and humidity make it uncomfortable to be outside it is also an important time of our growing season. However, one thing most everyone wishes we could do without is the mosquitos.

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Dec 22, 2016 Photo Gallery

Congressman Smith held a healthcare roundtable in Rolla for folks concerened with the rising cost of health care in this country including doctors, patients, pharmacists, small business owners and families. At Smith's healthcare roundtable in Rolla, the main topic of discussion was ways to control the cost of healthcare and restore the doctor patient relationship.

Dec 22, 2016 Photo Gallery

Congressman Smith held a healthcare round table meeting in West Plains for folks concerned with the rising cost of health care in this country including doctors, patients, pharmacists, small business owners and families. At Congressman Smith's West Plains Healthcare Roundtable, the challenges rural areas face in supplying high-quality care at a competitive price was discussed.

Dec 22, 2016 Photo Gallery

Congressman Smith held a Healthcare Roundtable in Poplar Bluff for folks concerened with the rising cost of health care in America including doctors, pharmacists, families, and small business owners.

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