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Chris Smith's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 4
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Marie; 4 Children
Birth Date: 03/04/1953
Birth Place: Rahway, NJ
Home City: Robbinsville, NJ
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Veterans
July 28, 2014 House-Senate Agree to VA Deal: Legislation Unveiled Today Will Allow Vets to See Non-VA Doctors, Build a New Clinic in Ocean Co.
June 3, 2014 Letter to Kenneth Mizrach, Director of the VA New Jersey Health Care System- Demanding Answers About VA Facilities that Treat NJ Vets
May 31, 2014 Smith Comments on Announcement of VA Secretary's Resignation
May 21, 2014 Cong. Smith Votes for VA Accountability
July 11, 2013 Smith: Increased VA Grant Will Serve Homeless Vets in Central NJ
June 1, 2012 Happy 25th Birthday to GI Bill
May 17, 2012 Smith Lauds Ft Monmouth MOA Signing
March 22, 2011 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, and General Craig McKinley, Chief of the National Guard Bureau
Aug. 5, 2010 VA Acquisition Tech Center Growing with More NJ Jobs
Nov. 7, 2009 Affordable Health Care For America Act
July 25, 2007 Former House VA Chairman Asks Senate Committee to Overhaul Funding Mechanism for Veterans' Health Care
July 25, 2007 Excerpts from the Testimony of U.S. Rep. Chris Smith Before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee
March 11, 2007 Veterans' Health Care Fiasco a Long Time Coming
March 11, 2007 Smith Leads Charge For Vets Congressman Pushes To Improve Health Care
Aug. 29, 2006 Rep. Smith Highlights Veterans Issues, Human Rights in Vietnam in Address to the American Legion National Convention Congressman honored for his work
May 25, 2006 New Legislation to Help Veterans in Wake of Identity Theft
Sept. 6, 2005 Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of V-J Day and the End of World War II in the Pacific
Nov. 20, 2004 Honoring Patrick Ryan on His Retirement from the House Committee on Veterans Affairs
Nov. 17, 2004 Veterans Benefits Improvement Act of 2004
Nov. 17, 2004 Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel Enhancement Act of 2004
Nov. 17, 2004 Veterans Health Programs Improvement Act of 2004
Oct. 11, 2004 Correcting the Washington Post Record on the VA
Oct. 8, 2004 Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2004
Oct. 8, 2004 The Guard and Reserve Education and Training (GREAT) Act of 2004
Oct. 6, 2004 Servicemembers and Veterans Legal Protections Act of 2004
Oct. 6, 2004 Homeless Veterans Assistance Act of 2004
Oct. 6, 2004 Expressing Sense of Congress That a Minute of Silence Should Be Observed Annually on Veterans Day
Oct. 6, 2004 Congratulating and Commending the Veterans of Foreign Wars
Sept. 29, 2004 Veterans Health Programs and Facilities Enhancement Act of 2004
Sept. 29, 2004 Department of Veterans Affairs Nurse Recruitment and Retention Act of 2004
Sept. 13, 2004 Thomas P. Noonan, Jr., Department of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic
Sept. 13, 2004 Thomas E. Creek Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
July 20, 2004 Principal Office of United State Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims and Sense of Congress Regarding New Veterans Courthouse and Justice Center
July 20, 2004 Recognizing Members of AMVETS for Their Service to the Nation
July 20, 2004 Bob Michel Department of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic
July 14, 2004 Vietnam Human Rights Act of 2004 - Part 1
July 6, 2004 Expressing the Sense of Congress that the President Posthumously Award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Harry W. Colmery
June 1, 2004 Recognizing 60th Anniversary of Allied Landing at Normandy During World War II
May 11, 2004 Recognizing the 60th Anniversary of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944
May 11, 2004 Recognizing the Veterans Who Served During World War II
April 29, 2004 Recognizing the 60th Anniversary of Operation Overlord
April 29, 2004 Homeless Veterans Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2004
April 20, 2004 Introduction of HR 4175, Veterans Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2004
March 24, 2004 Introduction of HR 4020, State Veterans Home Nurse Recruitment Act of 2004
March 17, 2004 Relating to the Liberation of the Iraqi People
March 11, 2004 Introductory Statement for HR 3936
Feb. 12, 2004 Tribute to Mr. Michael Slachta, Jr.
Feb. 12, 2004 Tribute to Mr. Robert A. Perreault
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