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Lamar Smith's Public Statements

Full Name: Lamar S. Smith
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 21, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 21
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Beth; 2 Children
Birth Date: 11/19/1947
Birth Place: San Antonio, TX
Home City: San Antonio, TX
Religion: Christian Scientist
Date Title
Feb. 5, 2014 Hearing of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee - Examining the Science of EPA Overreach: A Case Study in Texas
Jan. 28, 2014 Chairman Smith Responds to State of the Union Address
Nov. 20, 2013 Protecting States' Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act
Nov. 20, 2013 House Passes Science Committee Bill to Improve EPA's Hydraulic Fracturing Study
Aug. 1, 2013 Committee Approves Bill to Improve EPA's Hydraulic Fracturing Study
July 24, 2013 Members Question Scientific Integrity of EPA Hydraulic Fracturing Studies
June 27, 2013 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, U.S. Department of State - Keystone XL Pipeline
May 15, 2013 Siding with the Science, Committee Republicans Urge Action on Keystone XL
April 26, 2013 Hearing of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - "A Review of Federal Hydraulic Fracturing Research Activities"
March 29, 2013 Smith: New Gasoline Regulations Costly to American Families, Lack Scientific Justification
June 21, 2012 House Approves Bill to Create Jobs and Reduce Energy Costs
March 8, 2012 National Media's Biased Coverage of Rising Gas Prices
Jan. 25, 2012 Olson Statement on State of the Union
Jan. 18, 2012 Olson Statement on Obama Decision to again Punt on Keystone
Jan. 18, 2012 Keystone XL Pipeline
March 3, 2011 Smith Co-Sponsors Offshore Permitting Resolution
July 28, 2010 Obama Administration Sets the Wrong Records
July 28, 2010 Smith: Obama Administration Sets Wrong Records
July 1, 2010 Securing Protections for the Injured from Limitations on Liability Act
June 23, 2010 CBS Should Give All Americans the Facts
June 14, 2010 Administration AWOL on Oil Spill
May 28, 2010 Networks Should Hold Administration Accountable for Oil Spill
May 27, 2010 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - Oil Spill Liability
July 28, 2008 Smith: Family Budgets Squeezed by Fuel Costs
May 22, 2008 Prepared Remarks of Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Lamar Smith on "Retail Gas Prices, Part 2: Competition in the Oil Industry"
May 21, 2008 Smith Votes Against Tax Increases
April 30, 2007 Smith Introduces Bipartisan Plug-In Hybrid Bill
June 7, 2006 On Introduction of the Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Act of 2006
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