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Lamar Smith's Public Statements on Issue: Taxes

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
Primary March 4, 2014
General Nov. 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
Issue Position: Taxes
July 25, 2014 Smith Supports Bill to Boost Working Families
July 14, 2014 House Approves Four Committee Bills
June 20, 2014 Media Ignores IRS Scandal
May 29, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - LIFO Language in House Republican Tax Proposal
May 7, 2014 House Holds Former IRS Official in Contempt
April 15, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Repeal Death Tax
April 10, 2014 Letter to John Koskinen, Commissioner of Internal Revenue - Identity Theft Related Tax Fraud
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Dave Camp, Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means, and Sander Levin, Ranking Member of the Committee on Ways and Means - State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Extension
Jan. 13, 2014 Taxpayers Should Not Fund Liberal News Organizations
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp and Ranking Member Sander Levin - Tax Reform
Oct. 1, 2013 Americans for Prosperity: Federal Taxpayer Protection Pledge
Sept. 16, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Taxpayer Money to Promote Affordable Care Act
May 22, 2013 Letter to Honorable Eric H. Holder Jr., Attorney General - IRS Targeting
May 17, 2013 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury - IRS Targeting
May 17, 2013 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - Special Counsel to Investigate IRS
May 15, 2013 Smith Demands Nationwide Investigation of IRS
May 2, 2013 Newsmax - GOP Questions Accountability of Science Studies
Feb. 15, 2013 Bipartisan Bill Helps Fight Tax Return Identity Theft
Jan. 1, 2013 Smith Votes to Protect 99% of Americans from Tax Hikes
Sept. 20, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Aug. 2, 2012 Congressman Smith Votes to Extend Tax Relief
Aug. 1, 2012 Smith Votes to Extend Tax Relief
July 31, 2012 Stopping Tax Offenders and Prosecuting Identity Theft Act of 2012
July 30, 2012 Congressman Lamar Smith on House Passage of Red Tape-Cutting Act
May 15, 2012 Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2012
April 19, 2012 Smith Supports Small Business Tax Cut
Sept. 8, 2011 Smith Statement on the President's Speech
July 29, 2011 Smith to Vote for Budget Control Act
July 15, 2011 Securing Our Economic Future
May 12, 2011 Chairman Smith and Rep. Cohen Introduce Digital Goods Bill
Feb. 16, 2011 Smith Statement on the Continuing Resolution
Dec. 7, 2010 National Media Show Bias on Taxes
Sept. 29, 2010 Smith: The American People Have Had Enough
Sept. 29, 2010 Tax and Spend Democrats
Aug. 26, 2010 We Can't Afford to Sideline Small Businesses
July 14, 2010 Don't Let Tax Cuts Expire
May 11, 2010 The State Of The Union
April 29, 2010 Media Fairness Caucus: National Media Show Double Standard On Tax Promise
April 29, 2010 National Media Show Double Standard On Tax Promises
April 16, 2010 Sins Of The Father
April 14, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President Of The United States
Jan. 12, 2010 Americans for Prosperity: No Climate Tax
Dec. 17, 2009 GAO To Investigate ACORN
Nov. 18, 2009 Networks Ignore President's Reversal
Sept. 22, 2009 ACORN Audit: Too Little, Too Late
June 9, 2009 Hearing Of The Commercial And Administrative Law Subcommittee Of The House Judiciary Committee; Subject: H.R. 1521, The Cell Tax Fairness Act Of 2009
April 15, 2009 Letter to Tax Reducers
April 2, 2009 Imagine If A Republican Were President
Oct. 30, 2007 House Extends Internet Tax Ban, Again
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