‘Words have meaning’ and ‘actions have consequences,’ those are two sayings or quips that many of us have heard before. However, I can tell you when it comes to the U.S. Constitution and the expected conduct of elected Representatives. I believe these two phrases are absolutely essential to characterizing our form of democracy.
Washington, DC – Congressman Jason Smith (MO-8) issued the following statement today after the Supreme Court blocked President Obama’s plan to issue executive amnesty to five million illegal aliens in the United States v. Texas case.
Nobody likes a bully. We ask our public schools not to tolerate bullying and we teach our children to stand up for what is right in the face of intimidation. Yet President Obama is acting like a bully when it comes to the recent directive to public schools across this country regarding sexual identity.
Washington, DC – Congressman Jason Smith (MO-8) issued the following statement today after the Supreme Court’s ruling in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes Co.:
This week thousands of law enforcement officers from around the country came to Washington, DC to honor those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. As part of the memorial ceremonies, 252 names will be added to the National Law Enforcement Memorial Wall and among them three officers from Missouri killed in the line of duty last year.
A festive Ozark Christmas Community Celebration was held at Mount Zion Church in Shannon County on Sunday Demeber 11th, 2016 to celebrate the heritage of the Akers Community. This celebration was part of the National Park Service (NPS) Centennial Celebration.
The Phelps County Regional Medical Center held a celebration on Thursday December 8th for the much anticipated opening of their nationally accredited Delbert Day Cancer Institute.
Congressman Smith recognized an impressive group of lego robotics and metal fabrication students who got to show off what they are learning as part of a meeting with educators, legislators and administrators at Jefferson College in Hillsboro on Tuesday, December 13th.