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Congressman Jason Smith

Representing the 8th District of Missouri

Environmental Protection Agency

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Mar 31, 2017 Weekly Capitol Report
What if I told you your government was about to triple your monthly electric bill? President Obama’s so called “Clean Power Plan” would have done just that – increasing electric costs and forcing coal plants in Missouri to close.
Mar 17, 2017 Weekly Capitol Report
Did you know that on his way out of office, President Obama tried to regulate the ammo in your gun and the fishing sinkers in your tackle box?
Dec 16, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Jason Smith (MO-08) introduced the End EPA Advertising Act, a bill to stop the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from using taxpayer money to hire public relations contractors.

Dec 9, 2015 In The News

POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- There's nothing quite like the warmth generated by a cozy old wood stove during winter.

But Environmental Protection Agency regulations issued in January to snuff the crackling fire in the potbelly -- in the name of air quality and better breathing -- now are the law of the land and causing some headaches for self-sufficient families and stove dealers in the Show-Me State. A local congressman is taking aim against those regulations.

Dec 8, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment Thursday eliminating new EPA regulations on wood stoves.

The amendment, introduced by Congressman Jason Smith, R-8th District, passed with a bipartisan vote of 247-177 and was added to H.R. 8, the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act.

Dec 4, 2015 Page

Dear Friend,

Dec 4, 2015 Weekly Capitol Report

Last Friday, while we were all deep in Thanksgiving leftovers, thinking no one was watching, President Obama unveiled a new deluge of regulations that will hit rural America hard. Of the more than 20,000 proposed new regulations, 144 are expected to cost the economy $100 million each.

Dec 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, the House of Representatives passed Congressman Jason Smith’s amendment to eliminate new Obama EPA regulations on wood stoves by a bipartisan vote of 247-177. The amendment was added to H.R. 8, the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act, which increased innovation, security and reliability of American-made energy.

Oct 16, 2015 Page

Dear Friend,

Oct 16, 2015 Weekly Capitol Report

It has happened again. Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) caused another spill in Colorado. This time, it was gray water spilled into a creek while working to clean up the Standard Mine. The EPA did not immediately notify the community or affected elected officials.