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Congressman Jason Smith

Representing the 8th District of Missouri

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Jul 29, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Jason Smith was joined by members of the University of Missouri Extension Council, local farmers and state and elected officials at the non-profit farm operated by the Franciscan Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual Help from Kirkwood. While at the farm, the Congressman and others toured the extensive garden on the 40-acre property.
Jul 29, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Jason Smith Visits Bois Brule Bottoms

Federal Regulations Highlighted as Biggest Concern

Jul 29, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report

Millions of American’s are concerned our country is on the wrong track, they fear the best days are behind, not in front of us, and that the legacy which will be left for their children is one of debt, high taxes and government control of everything from healthcare to their education. However, this week I also had the opportunity to meet with an amazing group of optimists.

Jul 27, 2016 Press Release
Yesterday, as part of his 4th Annual Farm Tour Congressman Jason Smith visited Martin Rice in Bernie to view the rice operations and speak with owners Tim, David and Mike Martin about their industry, how the rice mill operates, and the issues they are facing.
Jul 26, 2016 Press Release
As part of his 4th Annual Farm Tour Congressman Jason Smith visited Heckemeyer’s Sweet Sorghum Farm in Sikeston to view the sorghum operations and speak with owner Matt Heckemeyer about their industry and the issues they are facing.
Jul 22, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report

Next week marks the start of one of my favorite annual traditions, the 8th Congressional District Farm Tour. In southeast and south central Missouri we know agriculture is at the heart of not only our economy, but our communities, and our families. The early mornings, late days, and stress associated with mother nature and volatile markets are something everyone is familiar with.

Jul 22, 2016 Press Release
Tour will highlight the diversity in agriculture across all 30 counties in Missouri’s 8th Congressional District
Jul 15, 2016 Weekly Capitol Report
Here we are again. News of another terrorist attack abroad is rocking us here at home. 1 month after Orlando, 4 months after Brussels, 7 months after San Bernardino, 8 months after the last Paris attacks – the list sadly goes on. Something has to change.
Jul 15, 2016 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Jason Smith’s amendment to H.R. 5538, the Department of the Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations bill for FY 2017. Smith’s amendment restricts federal agencies from using American taxpayer dollars to pay for legal fees under any legal settlement regarding a case arising under the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Endangered Species Act.
Jul 14, 2016 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Jason Smith’s amendment to H.R. 5538, the Department of the Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations bill for FY 2017. The amendment blocks funding to the EPA’s Environmental Education (EE) grant program, preventing millions of taxpayer dollars from continuing to be used to fund propaganda supporting new EPA regulations.

Photo Galleries

Dec 16, 2016 Photo Gallery

On Wednesday, December 14th, the North County Singers from North County High in Bonne Terre gave a beautiful performance of Hark the Herald Angel Sing during the Bonne Terre Chamber of Commerce meeting. North County High School's vocal music program has received many honors recently including being selected to perform at the Missouri Music Educators Association meeting in January.

Dec 9, 2016 Photo Gallery

On December 9th, Congressman Smith spoke at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Mississippi Valley Flood Control Association.

Dec 9, 2016 Photo Gallery

The American Legion Post 63 held a riverfront remembrance ceremony in Cape Girardeau to honor the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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