Representative Lamar S. Smith's Public Statements

Biographical

Full Name: Lamar S. Smith
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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Issue Position: Global Climate Change Issue Position: Energy 8/13/14 Smith: EPA Hides Truth about Climate Regulations 7/22/14 Securing Energy Critical Elements and American Jobs Act of 2014 7/22/14 House Passes Two Committee Bills 6/11/14 Democrats Obstruct Subcommittee Consideration of Energy R&D Bill 6/02/14 Smith: New EPA Power Plant Regs "All Pain, No Gain' 6/02/14 Smith: New EPA Power Plant Regs "All Pain, No Gain' 6/02/14 Representative Smith Pushes Back on EPA Power Grab 5/29/14 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Examining the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Process 5/08/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Scrap Partisan Power Plant Proposal 4/10/14 Research, Not Subsidies, Key to Energy Success 4/10/14 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Department of Energy Science and Technology Priorities 3/06/14 Smith: Stop EPA Attack on Affordable Electricity 3/05/14 Electricity Security and Affordability Act 3/05/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Pursuit of Nuclear Weapons 1/15/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units 12/19/13 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Muzzling Scientists 12/06/13 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Not Listening to Americans' Concerns 11/20/13 Protecting States' Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act 11/06/13 Letter to Howard Shelanski, Administrator Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs Office of Management and Budget - EPA Rushes Rule to Regulate America's Waterways 10/30/13 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate 10/29/13 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - EPA Power Plant Regulations: Is the Technology Ready 9/20/13 Smith, Stewart Comment on EPA Rule That Will Limit New Electric Plants 6/25/13 Smith Responds to President's Plan to Impose New Energy Regulations 6/18/13 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Department of Energy Science & Technology Priorities 4/24/13 Energy Independence 4/11/13 Committee Approves Bills to Study E15 Gasoline and to Ensure Balance in EPA Science Advisory Process 4/10/13 Smith: Taxpayers Tired of Government Borrowing and Spending 3/28/13 GAO Report Finds Duplication in Wind Energy Initiatives 3/15/13 Smith and Lummis Question President's Call for Additional $2 Billion Energy Spending 2/13/13 Smith Outraged Over Waste of Taxpayer Dollars Found in IG Report 2/12/13 More Spending, More Regulation, More of the Same 9/14/12 Smith Supports No More Solyndras Act 6/21/12 House Approves Bill to Create Jobs and Reduce Energy Costs 9/22/11 Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012 5/06/11 Making the Most of our Energy Resources 3/09/11 Smith Co-Sponsors Legislation to Extend Offshore Leases 6/17/10 Letter to Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Texas' Strong Record of Success on Improved Air Quality 6/29/09 Smith Opposes ‘Cap And Trade' 6/25/09 National Media Gives Free Pass 5/22/09 Smith: ‘Cap and Tax' Punishes Every American 4/15/09 Letter to Tax Reducers 3/01/09 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Name a new NASA Administrator 9/23/08 Smith: Democrats' Capitulation on Drilling Signals Important Victory 9/18/08 Smith Wants Congress to Consider Energy Legislation Before Adjourning 9/17/08 Smith: Dem Energy Bill Does Nothing but Provide Political Cover 9/09/08 Smith: There's No Energy in Dem ‘Energy Bill' 9/04/08 Vote Urgently Needed on American Energy Act 8/28/08 Press Conference With House Republican Leaders - Energy Legislation With Rep. George Radanovich; Rep. Louie Gohmert; Rep. Lamar Smith; Rep. Paul Broun