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Chris Smith's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

Full Name: Christopher 'Chris' H. Smith
Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 4, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1980
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Marie; 4 Children
Birth Date: 03/04/1953
Birth Place: Rahway, NJ
Home City: Hamilton, NJ
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
April 8, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Michael Boots, Acting Chair of Council on Environmental Quality - Hurricane Sandy Disaster Recovery in New Jersey
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Secretary of Homeland Security - Typhoon Haiyan and Temporary Protected Status
June 5, 2013 Spring Lake Disaster Assistance Approved by Federal Emergency Management Agency
May 29, 2013 Federal Grants for NJ Homeowners Devastated by Sandy are Now Available
May 20, 2013 Actor Sean Penn Testifies before Congressional Panel on Jacob Ostreicher Case
March 18, 2013 Letter to Thomas Carper and Tom Coburn - Sandy Aid for Houses of Worship
Feb. 12, 2013 Congress to Take Up Bill to Allow Houses of Worship Same Status as Other Non-Profits Seeking Federal Disaster Aid
Jan. 28, 2013 Senate Passes House Bill, Approves $50B Aid Package to Help Victims of Superstorm Sandy
Jan. 24, 2013 Smith to Hillary Clinton: Define 'Taking Responsibility' Before September 11, 2012
Jan. 15, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 152, Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013
Jan. 15, 2013 Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013
Jan. 4, 2013 Temporary Increase in Borrowing Authority for National Flood Insurance Program
Jan. 2, 2013 Hurricane Sandy Relief
Jan. 1, 2013 Hurricane Sandy Relief
Nov. 30, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Nov. 6, 2012 Disaster Declaration Extended to Cover Mercer County for Sandy Damage
Sept. 19, 2012 Honoring the Four United States Public Servants Who Died in Libya
April 12, 2012 $2.4 Million+ FEMA Grant to Modernize Fire Service Communications for Mercer Co. Area Towns
Oct. 19, 2011 NJ.com - Hamilton Marks 10 Year Anniversary of Anthrax Attacks
Sept. 11, 2011 Recalling the Attack on America 10 Yrs Later
Sept. 1, 2011 Smith Calls for Expanded Disaster Area Declaration
Sept. 1, 2011 Letter Ms. Canton Region II FEMA Director
Aug. 30, 2011 Letter to President Obama
March 31, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Mahmoud Abbas Re-Entering Peace Talks
March 29, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Barack Obama, President Of The United States Of America
Sept. 11, 2009 Remembering the Attacks and Victims of 9/11
May 13, 2009 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Building Capacity to Protect U.S. National Security: the Fiscal Year 2010 International Affairs Budget
Feb. 10, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America
Jan. 29, 2009 Fire Department to Receive FEMA Grant
Dec. 22, 2008 Smith Comments on Conviction of Fort Dix Plotters
June 18, 2008 Condemning Restrictions on Freedom of the Press and Widespread Presence of Anti-Semitic Material in Arab Media and Press
June 11, 2008 Smith House Floor Statement on Danger of Electronic Attacks on Congressional Computers
May 22, 2008 Hearing of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs - Rising Oil Prices, Declining National Security?
Oct. 22, 2007 Excerpts from Rep. Smith's Newmakers Speech on Ethiopia and Human Rights
Oct. 5, 2007 Ethiopia Human Rights Act of 2007
Oct. 2, 2007 Ethiopia Democracy and Accountability Act of 2007
Sept. 24, 2007 Letter to Governor Rendell, Chair of Delaware River Basin Commission Re: Future Flooding Downstream
Sept. 17, 2007 Commending Germany in Preventing a Large-Scale Terrorist Attack
Aug. 4, 2007 New Direction For Energy Independence, National Security, and Consumer Protection Act
July 27, 2007 Smith: Comprehensive Homeland Security Bill Will Benefit New Jersey
July 24, 2007 Letter to Government Accountability Office David M. Walker
July 2, 2007 Smith: Inspector General Investigation of Earle Housing Proposal to Begin in August
June 18, 2007 Noting Killings Of Dozens Of Independent Journalists In Russia And Calling On Russian President To Authorize Cooperation With Outside Investigators
June 18, 2007 House Passes Smith's Resolution Calling on Russia to Accept Outside Aid to Investigate Murders of Journalists
June 12, 2007 Ros-Lehtinen, GOP Members Request GAO Evaluation of U.S. Efforts to Transfer Frozen Banks Funds to North Korea
May 24, 2007 Smith Presses Russia to Accept Outside Aid to Investigate Murders of Journalists
May 23, 2007 Rep. Smith, Ocean County Freeholders Kelly and Lacey Push for More Anti-Terror Coordination with FBI
April 18, 2007 Letter To Major General William T. Grisoli, Chair And Field Representative, Delaware River Basin
April 3, 2007 State's Tough Chemical Plant Rules Come First
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