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Congressman Jason Smith

Representing the 8th District of Missouri

Press Releases

Sep 21, 2017 Press Release
Smith visits locally owned UPS store and Lazy L Safari, a family-run agribusiness

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO – Congressman Jason Smith stopped in Cape Girardeau this week to visit two small businesses and discuss issues they are facing. First, Smith stopped at a UPS store and then visited Lazy L Safari, a family-run agribusiness. Both small businesses are locally owned and operated, hire hardworking Missourians and are involved in the community.

 

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Sep 13, 2017 Press Release
Smith joins Veterans from Perryville for Missouri’s National Veterans Memorial Ceremony

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jason Smith joined veterans from Perryville to lead the flag exchange ceremony for Missouri’s National Veterans Memorial.

 

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Sep 8, 2017 Press Release
Smith passes taxpayer protection legislation after sharp increase in “sue and settle” practice

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jason Smith’s taxpayer protection legislation passed the U.S. House of Representatives today. Smith’s legislation will prevent radical liberal groups from taking Missourians’ tax dollars and imposing burdensome government regulations.
 

Sep 6, 2017 Press Release
Smith authors and passes bill to prevent Sanctuary Cities from using Missourians’ tax dollars

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jason Smith authored and passed an amendment this evening by a vote of 225-195 that stops federal highway funds for sanctuary cities. Cities like San Francisco use federal tax dollars to improve their roads, highways and bridges while at the same time breaking U.S. law by protecting all illegal immigrants in their city from deportation.

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Aug 30, 2017 Press Release
Smith meets with local farm to discuss the impact of agri-tourism and entertainment

CALEDONIA, MO – On August 29, 2017, Congressman Jason Smith was at Caledonia Vineyard in Washington County to meet with owners Paul and Deanna Redinger about the challenges they face while running their family owned agribusiness and the importance of operations like Caledonia Vineyard to agri-tourism and entertainment in southeast and south central Missouri.

 

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Aug 30, 2017 Press Release
Smith talks with local farm owners to understand challenges they face and what they need from farm bill

SIKESTON, MO – On August 28, 2017, Congressman Jason Smith held a roundtable to discuss the challenges local farmers face as they run their agriculture operations and what they need from the next farm bill. Smith was joined by United States House of Representatives Agriculture Subcommittee Chairman Rep. Rodney Davis (IL-13).

 

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Aug 17, 2017 Press Release
Farm Owners Share Concerns with Smith about Rising Cost of Healthcare

BOURBON, MO – On August 9, 2017, Congressman Jason Smith stopped at Heartland Farms in Crawford County and spoke with owners Jeff and Pam Lock about their concerns over the rising out of pocket costs for their family’s healthcare coverage. 

 

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Aug 15, 2017 Press Release
Smith talks with farm owner to understand challenges he faces running a family farm

MOUNTAIN GROVE, MO – On August 8, 2017, Congressman Jason Smith stopped at the Springhill Pumpkin Patch to talk with owner Duncan Smith about the challenges he faces as he runs his family farm in Texas County.

 

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Aug 15, 2017 Press Release
Smith talks with Dowden Family about challenges they face running a dairy farm

MANES, MO – On August 8, 2017, Congressman Jason Smith stopped at Dowden Dairy in Wright County to talk with the Dowden Family about the challenges they face while running their family dairy farm.

 

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Aug 14, 2017 Press Release
Smith meets with unique agribusiness, discusses regulations and work requirements with owners

WASOLA, MO – On August 8, 2017, Congressman Jason Smith stopped at The Concrete Works in Ozark County to see firsthand what this unique agribusiness produces.

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