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Congressman Jason Smith

Representing the 8th District of Missouri

Press Releases

Apr 12, 2017 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Smith recognized with an award for his work on behalf of U.S. manufacturing
Caruthersville, MO – On Friday, Congressman Jason Smith was honored with an award for supporting policies that create jobs, innovation and growth within the manufacturing sector. The National Association of Manufacturers awarded Smith with the Manufacturing Legislative Excellence award. This award recognizes Smith’s work to repeal harmful regulations and his fight to free the manufacturing industry from unnecessary burdens that inhibit production.
Apr 10, 2017 Press Release
Smith tours plant and meets with power providers, discusses recent action to stop bad regulations
MARSTON, MO – On Friday, Congressman Jason Smith was in Marston to tour the New Madrid Power Plant and discuss his work to relieve the regulatory burden on energy providers in Missouri.
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Mar 28, 2017 Press Release
Smith’s work with Trump Administration helps end regulation projected to increase energy prices
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, major components of the Clean Power Plan, a high-cost regulation U.S. Rep. Smith asked the Trump Administration to take quick action on, were suspended and rescinded. In December of 2016, Rep. Smith met with and sent a letter to the incoming administration asking them to eliminate 14 federal rules and regulations, one of which was the Clean Power Plan. Smith’s work with the Administration will save jobs and money for farmers, small businesses and families.
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Mar 9, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jason Smith’s letter to President Trump resulted in the Obama-era lead ban being overturned last week by Ryan Zinke in one of his first acts as U.S. Department of Interior Secretary.
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Mar 1, 2017 Press Release
Smith Bill, H.R. 998 Advances to U.S. Senate, Mirrors Regulatory Reforms Authored by President

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jason Smith’s (MO-08) bill, H.R. 998 the Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome (SCRUB) Act passed the United States House of Representatives with bipartisan support by a vote of 240-185.

Feb 28, 2017 Press Release
Smith Bill, H.R. 998 Mirrors Regulatory Reforms Authored by President

Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Jason Smith’s (MO-08) bill, H.R. 998 the Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome (SCRUB) Act passed the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, setting up consideration for the proposal on the U.S. House Floor later this month.

Feb 9, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep Smith Leads Effort to Overturn Obama Administration Ammunition & Tackle Ban

Lead Author of letter with over 60 Representatives to White House to overturn Agency Rule

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Feb 6, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep Smith Authors Bill Defunding Sanctuary Cities

Smith bill would force sanctuary cities to comply with federal law by blocking federal transportation dollars

Feb 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC- Today, Congressman Jason Smith (MO-08) welcomed Reverend Jennifer Moxley to Washington D.C. for the 65th Annual National Prayer Breakfast. Reverend Moxley currently serves as associate pastor of First United Methodist Church in Sikeston, MO.

Jan 31, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Rep. Jason Smith (MO-08) released the following statement following President Trump’s nomination of Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court:

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