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Congressman Jason Smith

Representing the 8th District of Missouri


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Jun 24, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report

‘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.

Jun 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DCCongressman 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.

Jun 22, 2016 Press Release
H.R. 5551, the End EPA Rouge Spending Act, introduced by Rep Smith prevents the Environmental Protection Agency from spending any fine, private settlement, penalty or fee they collect.
Jun 17, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report
Disbelief, horror, devastation, sorrow. As we saw the images and news unfold from Orlando, Florida this week it was hard not to feel some of these emotions.
Jun 10, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report
We all have those moments that stick with us, maybe it was an achievement, a tragedy, overcoming a fear, or coming to a realization. I had one of those moments 36 months ago when a big number was staring me in the face. It was 285, and it was the one looking back at me from the bathroom scale.
Jun 3, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report

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.

May 31, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DCCongressman 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.:

May 27, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report
Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer. The temperatures are rising, school is winding down for many and the smell of backyard barbecues as the sun goes down is starting to fill the air.
May 20, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report

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.

May 13, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report

Congressman Jason Smith Capitol Report

Prescription Pain: Killers

May 13, 2016

Photo Galleries

Dec 20, 2016 Photo Gallery

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.

Dec 16, 2016 Photo Gallery

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.

Dec 16, 2016 Photo Gallery

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.