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).
Another school year has begun and the sights and sounds of Friday night lights are filling the air. The beginning of a new school year and the return of high school football also reminds me about the importance of local choice, local control and local leadership over the education of the children raised here in south central and southeast Missouri.
On Monday, August 21, 2017, Missourians and folks all across the United States will experience a once in a lifetime event, the 2017 Great American Solar Eclipse. The last time this happened in the continental U.S. was nearly 40 years ago. What’s even more exciting is that a total solar eclipse has not been seen in our area since 1442!
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.
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.
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.
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.
WEST PLAINS, MO – On August 8, 2017, Congressman Jason Smith stopped at Ozark Regional Stock Yards in Howell County to see firsthand how this local agribusiness and small employer impacts the West Plains community.
Owner Randy Hoover opened Ozark Regional Stock Yards in 1983 and now sells cattle in a 100-mile radius.
KOSHKONONG, MO – On August 3, 2017, Congressman Jason Smith stopped at the Trickling Springs Creamery as part of his 5th annual focus on farms and talked with them about issues they face in running their business.
WINONA, MO – On August 3, 2017, Congressman Jason Smith stopped at Hilltop Farm in Shannon County and spoke with owner John Charles about his concerns over rising health insurance premiums.
Congressman Smith congratulates Janet Crow from West Plains on being elected as the 2017 Missouri CattleWomen's Association President and Butch Meier from Jackson on being elected as the 2017 Missouri Cattlemen's Association President.
On Monday, January 9th 2017, Congressman Smith proudly displayed blue lights in his office to honor the brave men and women in blue on Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.
Congressman Smith recognizes the inauguration of the 56th Governor of Missouri Eric Greitens on Monday, January 9th, 2017.