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Congressman Jason Smith

Representing the 8th District of Missouri


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Jun 29, 2016 Press Release
Today, Congressman Smith led the Missouri Congressional Delegation in calling on Attorney General Chris Koster to join the 11-state federal lawsuit against the Obama Administration’s transgender bathroom guidance in order to protect students in Missouri.
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.

Photo Galleries

Dec 16, 2016 Photo Gallery

On Wednesday, December 14th, the North County Singers from North County High in Bonne Terre gave a beautiful performance of Hark the Herald Angel Sing during the Bonne Terre Chamber of Commerce meeting. North County High School's vocal music program has received many honors recently including being selected to perform at the Missouri Music Educators Association meeting in January.

Dec 9, 2016 Photo Gallery

On December 9th, Congressman Smith spoke at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Mississippi Valley Flood Control Association.

Dec 9, 2016 Photo Gallery

The American Legion Post 63 held a riverfront remembrance ceremony in Cape Girardeau to honor the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.