Congressman Jason Smith Visits Bois Brule Bottoms
Federal Regulations Highlighted as Biggest Concern
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.
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.
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.
On December 9th, Congressman Smith spoke at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Mississippi Valley Flood Control Association.
The American Legion Post 63 held a riverfront remembrance ceremony in Cape Girardeau to honor the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.