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Congressman Jason Smith

Representing the 8th District of Missouri

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Aug 5, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report

Over the past 11 days, I have travelled nearly 3,000 miles, visited all 30 counties of Missouri’s 8th Congressional District and have visited almost 50 different farms and agricultural businesses. There were early mornings and long days in the scorching Missouri heat over the past two weeks, but that is nothing new to many of the incredible folks I had the opportunity to visit with.

Aug 4, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Jason Smith visited Marler Farms in Lodi to view the farm operations and speak with owners Steve and Cassie Marler and their daughters Jenna and Carli about the cattle and timber industries and the issues they are facing.
Aug 2, 2016 Press Release
Yesterday, Congressman Jason Smith visited Brixey Dairy Farm in Norwood to view the farm operations and speak with owner James Brixey and his wife Jana about the dairy industry and the issues they are facing.
Aug 2, 2016 Press Release
Saturday, Congressman Jason Smith visited Hamilton Native Outpost in Elk Creek to view the outpost operations and speak with owners Amy and Rex Hamilton, their son Colt Hamilton, and Seed Processing Manager Mike Motzkus about their industry and the issues they are facing.
Jul 29, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Jason Smith was joined by members of the University of Missouri Extension Council, local farmers and state and elected officials at the non-profit farm operated by the Franciscan Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual Help from Kirkwood. While at the farm, the Congressman and others toured the extensive garden on the 40-acre property.
Jul 29, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report

Millions of American’s are concerned our country is on the wrong track, they fear the best days are behind, not in front of us, and that the legacy which will be left for their children is one of debt, high taxes and government control of everything from healthcare to their education. However, this week I also had the opportunity to meet with an amazing group of optimists.

Jul 29, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Jason Smith Visits Bois Brule Bottoms

Federal Regulations Highlighted as Biggest Concern

Jul 27, 2016 Press Release
Yesterday, as part of his 4th Annual Farm Tour Congressman Jason Smith visited Martin Rice in Bernie to view the rice operations and speak with owners Tim, David and Mike Martin about their industry, how the rice mill operates, and the issues they are facing.
Jul 26, 2016 Press Release
As part of his 4th Annual Farm Tour Congressman Jason Smith visited Heckemeyer’s Sweet Sorghum Farm in Sikeston to view the sorghum operations and speak with owner Matt Heckemeyer about their industry and the issues they are facing.
Jul 22, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report

Next week marks the start of one of my favorite annual traditions, the 8th Congressional District Farm Tour. In southeast and south central Missouri we know agriculture is at the heart of not only our economy, but our communities, and our families. The early mornings, late days, and stress associated with mother nature and volatile markets are something everyone is familiar with.

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Dec 21, 2016 Photo Gallery

Congressman Smith held a healthcare roundtable in Kennett for folks concerned with the rising cost of health care in American including doctors, pharmacists, families, and small business owners. At Congressman Smith's roundtable in Kennett, the main topic of discussion was related to concerns people have about the quality of care Veterans are receiving.

Dec 21, 2016 Photo Gallery

Congressman Smith held a healthcare roundtable in Farmington for folks concerned with the rising cost of health care in America including doctors, patients, pharmacists, families and small business owners.

Dec 21, 2016 Photo Gallery

Congressman Smith held a healthcare roundtable in Cape Girardeau for folks concerned with the rising cost of health care in America including doctors, pharmacists, patients, families and small business owners. At Congressman Smith's healthcare roundtable in Cape Girardeau, the main topic of discussion was how to fix America's broken healthcare system.

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