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Chris Smith's Public Statements

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
Oct. 10, 2013 Agence France-Presse - US Lawmakers Seek Accords on Abducted Children
Oct. 10, 2013 House Foreign Affairs Committee Passes Child Abduction Legislation
Oct. 10, 2013 "Left-Behind' Parents Watch as Int'l Child Abduction Bill Is Passed by House Foreign Affairs Committee
Oct. 10, 2013 Black, Members of Congress introduce "Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act'
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to Acting Director Edward DeMarco, Federal Housing Finance Agency - Do Not Lower Conforming Loan Limits
Oct. 9, 2013 The Washington Times - Smith: Making the Taxpayer an Accessory to the Abortion Trade
Oct. 2, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Comply with the "Pay Our Military Act"
Oct. 1, 2013 Americans for Prosperity: Federal Taxpayer Protection Pledge
Sept. 28, 2013 Department of State Operations and Embassy Security Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2014
Sept. 27, 2013 Letter to Speaker Boehner - Protect Rights of Conscience from Obamacare
Sept. 21, 2013 Continuing to Fight Against Alzheimer's
Sept. 19, 2013 Letter to Secretary Anthony Foxx, Dept. of Transportation & Secretary Shaun Donovan, HUD - Hurricane Sandy Resiliency Funding
Sept. 17, 2013 Letter to House Leadership - Delay NFIP Rate Hikes
Sept. 17, 2013 The Troubling Path Ahead for U.S. - Zimbabwe
Sept. 17, 2013 India's Missing Girls
Sept. 10, 2013 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - India's Missing Girls
Sept. 5, 2013 Smith to Introduce Syrian War Crimes Tribunal Resolution
Sept. 3, 2013 The Two River Times - FEMA OK's $2 Million for Colts Neck to Help Pay for Superstorm Sandy Costs
Aug. 7, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Focus on Defeating Kony, LRA
Aug. 6, 2013 Black, Vitter, Olson, and Smith Applaud GAO Decision to Investigate Planned Parenthood Funding
Aug. 5, 2013 NEWSMAX - Distrust of Egypt Grows Among House Republicans
Aug. 2, 2013 The Impact of U.S. International Water Programs on Health
Aug. 2, 2013 Rep. Smith Welcomes New Co-Chair to the Bipartisan Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease
Aug. 1, 2013 House Passes Smith's Vietnam Human Rights Bill
Aug. 1, 2013 Smith Holds Hearing on U.S. Efforts to Help Developing Nations Obtain Clean Water
Aug. 1, 2013 Int'l Megan's Law Amendment to Protect More Kids
July 31, 2013 Vietnam Human Rights Act of 2013
July 31, 2013 African Diplomats Present AGOA Recommendations to Foreign Affairs Committee
July 25, 2013 The Washington Times - Smith: Skipping the Photo Op
July 24, 2013 Smith Convenes African Diplomatic Meeting
July 21, 2013 Trentonian - Smith Praises NJ Efforts to Stop Human Trafficking
July 18, 2013 Ashbury Park Press - Chiesa, Smith Call for More Awareness, Training on Human Trafficking
July 18, 2013 Victims of Modern Slavery
July 18, 2013 Hearing of the House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and Int'l Orgs. Subcommittee of the Foreign Affairs Committee - "Is There an African Resource Curse?"
July 11, 2013 Smith: Increased VA Grant Will Serve Homeless Vets in Central NJ
July 11, 2013 The State Department 2013 Trafficking in Persons Report
July 11, 2013 Hearing of the House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and Int'l Orgs Subcommittee of the Foreign Affairs Committee - Trafficking in Persons Report
July 11, 2013 FEMA Continues to Discriminate Against Churches and Synagogues Devastated by Superstorm Sandy
July 10, 2013 House Resolution Seeks to Suspend Argentina's G20 Membership
July 2, 2013 57-Country Intergovernmental Organization Adopts Smith Anti-Trafficking Proposal 57-Country Intergovernmental Organization Adopts Smith Anti-Trafficking Proposal
July 1, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Pressure on Iran
June 28, 2013 Addressing the Neglected Diseases Treatment Gap
June 28, 2013 Royce, Engel, Smith, Bass Introduce Legislation to Promote Access to Electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa
June 27, 2013 Hearing of the House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and Int'l Orgs. Subcommittee of the Foreign Affairs Committee - Addressing the Neglected Diseases Treatment Gap
June 27, 2013 Smith Human Rights Bill on Vietnam Passed by Foreign Affairs Committee
June 26, 2013 Ethiopia After Meles: The Future of Democracy and human Rights
June 26, 2013 Religious Minorities in Syria: Caught in the Middle
June 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Plan B Decision
June 25, 2013 Joint Hearing of the House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and Internat'l Orgs. and Middle East and North Africa Subcommittees of the Foreign Affairs Committee - Religious Minorities in Syria: Caught in the Middle
June 19, 2013 U.S. Report Finds One Child Policy Fuels Demand, Sex Trafficking In China
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