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Congressman Jason Smith

Representing the 8th District of Missouri

Press Releases

May 18, 2017 Press Release
Meets with Boiling Springs Small Business Owners and Emergency Management Officials

LICKING, MO – Congressman Jason Smith was in Texas County on Friday to meet with small business owners Joaqin Torrans and Jennifer Bernard, and Texas County Emergency Management Director Keith Follin.


Torrans and Bernard own the Boiling Springs Resort where many cabins were lost to flooding.


May 18, 2017 Press Release
Meets with Dent County Commissioners and Montauk State Park Superintendent Doug Rusk

SALEM, MO – Congressman Jason Smith met with Dent County Commissioners Darrell Skiles and Dennis Purcell and Montauk State Park Superintendent Doug Rusk on Friday to inspect damage from recent floods.


May 10, 2017 Press Release
Smith meets with local officials to see the damage first hand and discuss plans for rebuilding

EMINENCE, MO – Congressman Jason Smith was in Eminence on Monday to meet with Mayor Jim Anderson, and Presiding Commissioner Jeff Cowen to learn more about the flooding and recovery efforts in the area.


May 4, 2017 Press Release
Please see below for Congressman Smith’s statement on his vote to repeal Obamacare and advance the American Health Care Act out of the House of Representatives

Today’s vote was about standing up for my neighbors in southeast and south central Missouri who want a lower cost of healthcare. Our repeal of President Obama’s healthcare law will end unfair penalties on families who are being forced to buy something they don’t want and get Washington bureaucrats out of the relationship between you and your doctor.


Apr 27, 2017 Press Release
Presidential memorandum supports Smith’s efforts to crack down on subsidized foreign aluminum


Apr 20, 2017 Press Release
Smith attends hour long listening post in Farmington, hears feedback from residents

FARMINGTON, MO – Today, Congressman Jason Smith led a public Listening Post with people from the Farmington area. He spent over an hour talking with them about their concerns and getting feedback on what they need to make Washington work for them.


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.
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.
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.