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Congressman Jason Smith

Representing the 8th District of Missouri


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Oct 20, 2017 Press Release

PILOT KNOB, MO – Congressman Jason Smith stopped in Iron County on Tuesday, October 17, to meet with the Iron County Medical Center. Smith saw updates to the 15-bed facility and met with hospital leadership.


Oct 20, 2017 Press Release

ROLLA, MO – Today, Congressman Jason Smith was in Phelps County to meet with the Rolla Regional Economic Commission at their monthly public meeting. During the hour-long conversation, Smith and attendees discussed tax reform, healthcare and the national debt.


Oct 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced they will enact the position outlined in Congressman Jason Smith’s taxpayer protection legislation that passed the U.S. House of Representatives in September. The policy would prevent radical liberal groups from taking Missourians’ tax dollars and imposing burdensome government regulations.

Oct 13, 2017 Weekly Capitol Report

Whenever I am working in Washington, my fellow Republicans and I open our weekly meetings with prayer before declaring our allegiance to the American Flag. This time of reflection sets our intentions and reminds us that we are truly “one nation under God.” Opening with prayer is a long-held practice in our great nation.

Oct 6, 2017 Weekly Capitol Report

Forty-four years have passed since the Supreme Court’s ruling in Roe v. Wade, and as a result more than 59 million innocent lives have tragically been lost. To put that into perspective, that would be like aborting every baby born in the United States since 2002.

Sep 29, 2017 Weekly Capitol Report

On Wednesday, President Trump stood before a huge crowd of people in Indianapolis, Indiana and laid out the details on how he planned to reduce the tax burden on American businesses, families, farmers and workers - giving Americans one of the largest pay increases a president has ever proposed.

Sep 22, 2017 Weekly Capitol Report

This week, President Trump addressed the United Nations in a way our last President never did – he put America First.

Sep 22, 2017 Press Release

HOUSTON, MO – Congressman Jason Smith spoke to the Texas County Farm Bureau this week where they discussed his focus on farms, plans for tax reform and his work with President Trump and Vice President Pence.


Sep 21, 2017 Press Release

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.


Sep 15, 2017 Weekly Capitol Report

How to be more popular online, what causes my fear of the dentist, angry birds. Does this sound like someone’s Google search history or over $6 million dollars of wasteful government spending? If you guessed spending, you would be correct.

Oct 19, 2015 In The News
SEMO Times
Sep 23, 2015 In The News
Southeast Missourian
Barb McKeon, an assistant director at Birthright of Cape Girardeau, shows donated afghans to Congressman Jason Smith during his tour of Birthright on Tuesday.
Sep 2, 2015 In The News
Wayne County Journal-Banner

A Stop in Wayne County

Aug 31, 2015 In The News
Southeast Missourian

Government regulations and keeping the next generation interested in agriculture were two of the most discussed topics when U.S. Rep. Jason Smith visited a beef cattle farm just outside of Jackson on Monday.

Paul "Butch" Meier of Butch's Angus is a fourth-generation farmer who said he hopes his sons and grandchildren carry the farm through the next few generations.

Aug 31, 2015 In The News
Farmington Daily Journal
Aug 20, 2015 In The News
The Lebanon Daily Record

SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's Republican U.S. Rep. Jason Smith says he thinks the federal Environmental Protection Agency should be eliminated.

Aug 18, 2015 In The News
Rolla Daily News
Aug 18, 2015 In The News
Steelville News

Perkins Farm

May 12, 2015 In The News
Ste. Genevieve Herald

Photo Galleries

Feb 3, 2017 Photo Gallery

The Perryville Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet January 26, 2017 was a huge success with a sold out crowd of 339 attending. The increase in participation from just a few  years ago was a 60% increase according to the new Chamber President Kelly Brown.

Jan 27, 2017 Photo Gallery

Congressman Smith congratulated Elissa Jennison pictured with her staff for receiving the Entrepreneurial Spirit Award at the Rolla Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet.

Jan 27, 2017 Photo Gallery

Congressman Smith recognized the Celebrations of Nations Committee for receiving the Annual Achievement Award at the Rolla Chamber Banquet for their work in the community.