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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
Primary June 3, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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
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 Smith Holds Hearing on U.S. Efforts to Help Developing Nations Obtain Clean Water
Aug. 1, 2013 House Passes Smith's Vietnam Human Rights Bill
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 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 18, 2013 Victims of Modern Slavery
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 The State Department 2013 Trafficking in Persons Report
July 11, 2013 Smith: Increased VA Grant Will Serve Homeless Vets in Central NJ
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 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 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Plan B Decision
June 19, 2013 U.S. Report Finds One Child Policy Fuels Demand, Sex Trafficking In China
June 18, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1947, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1797, Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
June 18, 2013 Pain-Capable Babies Deserve Protection
June 14, 2013 2013 Plan on Alzheimer's Disease Released
June 12, 2013 Freedom of Conscience
June 12, 2013 Agence-France Presse - Obama and Xi Play Nice, but Future Unclear
June 11, 2013 Mourning the Passing of Senator Frank Lautenberg
June 10, 2013 Cong. Smith Addresses Human Trafficking Conference
June 10, 2013 Smith, Other Members, Call on Dakar Rally to Demand American's Release
June 6, 2013 Continuing Repression By The Vietnamese Government
June 6, 2013 Pro-Life Caucus
June 6, 2013 President Obama: Seriously Push Human Rights on Friday with Xi Jinping
June 5, 2013 Spring Lake Disaster Assistance Approved by Federal Emergency Management Agency
June 3, 2013 Expressing Sorrow of the House at the Death of the Honorable Frank R. Lautenberg, A Senator from the State of New Jersey
June 3, 2013 Grim Day of Tiananmen Square Massacre Recalled at Congressional Hearing
June 3, 2013 On the Passing of Frank Lautenberg
May 31, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoptions
May 29, 2013 Federal Grants for NJ Homeowners Devastated by Sandy are Now Available
May 23, 2013 The Growing Crisis in Africa's Sahel Region
May 23, 2013 Advocating for American Jacob Ostreicher's Freedom After Two Years in Bolivian Detention
May 21, 2013 The U.S. Contribution to the Fight Against Malaria
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