‘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.
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.
On December 9th, Congressman Smith spoke at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Mississippi Valley Flood Control Association.
The American Legion Post 63 held a riverfront remembrance ceremony in Cape Girardeau to honor the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.