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Lamar Smith's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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: Jobs and Taxes
Issue Position: Jobs and Economic Growth
July 25, 2014 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Markup of H.R. 2996, the Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act of 2013
July 25, 2014 Smith Supports Bill to Boost Working Families
July 22, 2014 Securing Energy Critical Elements and American Jobs Act of 2014
June 14, 2013 Smith: Senate Fails to Protect American Workers and Taxpayers
March 13, 2013 Subcommittee Explores STEM Education Initiatives to Stimulate American Competitiveness
Nov. 30, 2012 House Approves STEM Legislation
Sept. 20, 2012 STEM Jobs Act of 2012
Sept. 18, 2012 Smith Introduces the STEM Jobs Act
Sept. 18, 2012 Smith Introduces Bipartisan STEM Bill
Sept. 14, 2012 Smith Releases Draft STEM Legislation
Sept. 13, 2012 House Reauthorizes E-Verify for Three Years
April 18, 2012 Hearing of the Immigration Policy and Enforcement Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee - Document Fraud in Employment Authorization: How an E-Verify Requirement Can Help
March 29, 2012 Smith Receives U.S. Chamber of Commerce "Spirit of Enterprise" Award
March 20, 2012 Griffin's "Regulatory Freeze for Jobs Act' Passes Committee
Jan. 23, 2012 Judiciary Committee to Hold Hearing on Recess Appointments
Nov. 16, 2011 Jobs Fair Connects Many
Oct. 25, 2011 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - H.R. 3010, the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2011
Sept. 14, 2011 Pass E-Verify to Create American Jobs
Sept. 7, 2011 Smith: President Should Practice Regulatory Restraint
June 1, 2011 Media Ignore Study Showing Stimulus Failed
March 22, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Housing the Space Shuttle Orbiter
Jan. 18, 2011 Smith Statement Regarding GAO Report on E-Verify
July 29, 2010 No Enforcement means Lowers Wages, Higher Unemployment
June 24, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Jeff Sessions, Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee
Feb. 23, 2010 Networks Boost So-called Stimulus
Jan. 28, 2010 Smith Response To State Of The Union
Dec. 3, 2009 Job Summit Should Address "Stolen" Jobs
Nov. 6, 2009 Smith Statement On Latest Unemployment Numbers
Sept. 23, 2009 Statement Regarding Vote On H.R. 3548, Unemployment Compensation Extension Act Of 2009
July 10, 2009 Uninformed Or Misinformed
June 29, 2009 Smith: Supreme Court Decision Upholds Equal Rights For All
June 23, 2009 Biased LA Times Story Misses Point
June 4, 2009 Stop E-Verify Delays And Protect American Workers
March 9, 2009 Napolitano Is Wrong To Investigate The Investigators
April 15, 2008 Religious Worker Visa Extension Act of 2008
Feb. 8, 2008 Jump Starting the Economy
Jan. 31, 2007 Rep. Smith Attempts to Protect Critical Programs
July 21, 2006 Numbers Don't Lie
July 25, 2004 Stock Options Create Jobs
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