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  • Congressman Jason Smith Talks with the Next Generation of Leaders
    Posted in Press Releases on October 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    SUCCESS, MO – Congressman Jason Smith stopped in Texas County on Wednesday, October 18, to talk with Success School students. Smith was greeted by a warm welcome and took questions from the students. In addition to being asked about what it was like to be a Member of Congress, one student asked the Congressman why he would care about visiting such a small school. “I grew up going to a school just like this, and I want all of you to know that you are just as important as the kids who go to bigger... Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Jason Smith Works to Keep Iron County Medical Center Doors Open
    Posted in Press Releases on October 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    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. After hearing details of the hospitals financial needs, Smith recently met with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to evaluate and discuss what steps could be taken to help the hospital remain open. “Critical access hos... Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Jason Smith Meets with Rolla Regional Economic Commission
    Posted in Press Releases on October 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    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. “It is ridiculous that Americans are spending more than 250 billion dollars a year just to figure out how much money they owe the IRS,” said Congressman Smith. “I have talked with thousands of people across southeast and south central Misso... Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Smith’s Proposal to Stop “Sue & Settle” Adopted by the EPA
    Posted in Press Releases on October 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    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. “There was a massive loophole called ‘sue and settle’ that has been hurting Missourians for years, and I’m glad the EPA has joined me in stopping thi... Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Jason Smith Speaks to Texas County Farm Bureau
    Posted in Press Releases on September 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture

    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. Smith spent the entire month of August visiting locally owned farms and agribusinesses across southeast and south central Missouri, many of whom were concerned about burdensome regulations and our country’s complicated tax code. “Within the last year, I have had the honor of working with the Trump Ad... Read more

  • U.S. Rep Jason Smith Makes Small Business Stops in Cape Girardeau
    Posted in Press Releases on September 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    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. At the UPS store, owners Doug and Diana Rystrom have seven employees and shared that they reach out to local high schools, colleges and chur... Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Smith Honors Missouri Veterans
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Jason Smith joined veterans from Perryville to lead the flag exchange ceremony for Missouri’s National Veterans Memorial. Missouri’s National Veterans Memorial is a non-profit organization based in Perryville that is dedicated to honoring our nation’s veterans. In March of 2017, the organization broke ground on a veteran’s memorial outside of Perryville that features a full-scale black granite replica of the Vietnam Wall in Washington D.C., as well as a welcome center, chapel ... Read more

  • Smith Saves Missouri Tax Dollars, Stops Radical Groups from Imposing Regulations
    Posted in Press Releases on September 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Jason Smith’s taxpayer protection legislation passed the U.S. House of Representatives today. Smith’s legislation will prevent radical liberal groups from taking Missourians’ tax dollars and imposing burdensome government regulations. “There’s a massive loophole called ‘sue and settle’ that’s hurting Missourians, and I’m doing everything I can to fix it,” said Congressman Smith. The wasteful “sue and settle” process occurs when a federal agency accepts a lawsuit from an outside advoc... Read more

  • Smith Stops Federal Funds for Sanctuary Cities
    Posted in Press Releases on September 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Jason Smith authored and passed an amendment this evening by a vote of 225-195 that stops federal highway funds for sanctuary cities. Cities like San Francisco use federal tax dollars to improve their roads, highways and bridges while at the same time breaking U.S. law by protecting all illegal immigrants in their city from deportation. The legislation echoes an earlier executive order by President Trump to cut off federal grants to sanctuary cities by prohibiting all federal transpo... Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Smith Stops at Caledonia Vineyard
    Posted in Press Releases on August 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    CALEDONIA, MO – On August 29, 2017, Congressman Jason Smith was at Caledonia Vineyard in Washington County to meet with owners Paul and Deanna Redinger about the challenges they face while running their family owned agribusiness and the importance of operations like Caledonia Vineyard to agri-tourism and entertainment in southeast and south central Missouri. Over the summer, the Redinger family hosted a blackberry festival that brought more than 1,700 people to their farm. “Whether it’s pumpkins... Read more

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