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Congressman Jason Smith

Representing the 8th District of Missouri

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Oct 14, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report

For every instance of one fraudulent vote, a legitimate American voter is disenfranchised. As the Supreme Court of the United States recognized when it upheld the constitutionality of Indiana’s voter identification law in 2008, “… not only is the risk of voter fraud real but…it could affect the outcome of a close election.”

Oct 7, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report
Clinton is now trying to walk back from this comment, but the harsh reality is that he is right. Obamacare is a “crazy system” that has only made healthcare more bureaucratic and more expensive. Last week marked three years since the failed Obamacare exchanges opened for business and over the past three years Obamacare continues to drive up healthcare costs on millions of American families and limit their access to the healthcare providers of their choice.
Sep 27, 2016 Editorial

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jason Smith sent a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy raising concerns with the EPA's preliminary ecological risk assesment for atrazine, a herbicide widely used by many Missouri farmers. Read the full letter here.

Sep 23, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report

1,811. It was learned this week that was the number of illegal aliens who were ‘mistakenly’ granted American citizenship by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. All of these 1,811 illegal immigrants now turned American citizens were previously ordered to be deported or removed from the U.S.

Sep 21, 2016 Press Release

U.S. House Passes Rep. Jason Smith’s Bill to Increase Coverage Options for those with Kidney Failure

 Smith’s bill gives Americans Suffering with End Stage Renal Disease the health care options they deserve

Sep 20, 2016 Editorial

Kendell and Laurie Clarkston exemplify the true meaning and heart of adoption.  As physicians serving in Willow Springs, Missouri, both have directly seen the needs of children living in impoverished conditions and without the love and nurture of a family.  While having two biological children of their own, the Clarkstons always felt a tug on their hearts to bring other children into their home

Sep 19, 2016 Press Release
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation’s leading advocate for small businesses, awarded Congressman Jason Smith with its biennial Guardian of Small Business Award for his outstanding support of America’s small business owners in the 114th Congress.
Sep 16, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report

This week, the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee conducted a public hearing delving into the policies and procedures the U.S. State Department employs for preserving federal records.

Sep 9, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report
We have all heard the famous quote “the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” This week as the U.S. Congress once again gaveled back into session, the same results held true as we were immediately met with new details of just how partisan and politically minded this Administration is.
Sep 7, 2016 In The News

NEWS: Delta Regional Authority, state and local partners invest more than $7 million into the Missouri Bootheel economy 

Investment helps expands fiber optic infrastructure in Marquette tech district 

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Dec 21, 2016 Photo Gallery

Congressman Smith held a healthcare roundtable in Kennett for folks concerned with the rising cost of health care in American including doctors, pharmacists, families, and small business owners. At Congressman Smith's roundtable in Kennett, the main topic of discussion was related to concerns people have about the quality of care Veterans are receiving.

Dec 21, 2016 Photo Gallery

Congressman Smith held a healthcare roundtable in Farmington for folks concerned with the rising cost of health care in America including doctors, patients, pharmacists, families and small business owners.

Dec 21, 2016 Photo Gallery

Congressman Smith held a healthcare roundtable in Cape Girardeau for folks concerned with the rising cost of health care in America including doctors, pharmacists, patients, families and small business owners. At Congressman Smith's healthcare roundtable in Cape Girardeau, the main topic of discussion was how to fix America's broken healthcare system.

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