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Congressman Jason Smith

Representing the 8th District of Missouri


Dec 5, 2016 Editorial

In a letter on December 5th, Congressman Smith asks President-elect Trump to take steps to eliminate 14 federal rules and regulations that are harming people across southeast and south central Missouri and rural America. Read the full letter here.

Sep 27, 2016 Editorial

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jason Smith sent a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy raising concerns with the EPA's preliminary ecological risk assesment for atrazine, a herbicide widely used by many Missouri farmers. Read the full letter here.

Sep 20, 2016 Editorial

Kendell and Laurie Clarkston exemplify the true meaning and heart of adoption.  As physicians serving in Willow Springs, Missouri, both have directly seen the needs of children living in impoverished conditions and without the love and nurture of a family.  While having two biological children of their own, the Clarkstons always felt a tug on their hearts to bring other children into their home