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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4/01/14 House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Improve Weather Forecasting 4/01/14 Weather Forecasting Improvement Act of 2014 3/26/14 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - President's FY2014 Budget Request for Science Agencies 3/25/14 Smith: EPA Bypassed Scientific Review of Overreaching Water Rule 3/19/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Scientific Review Panel Lacks Independence 3/06/14 President Signs Drought Monitoring Bill 3/06/14 Smith: Stop EPA Attack on Affordable Electricity 2/28/14 Committee Approves Bill to Prevent, Mitigate Damage from Windstorms 2/14/14 Smith Statement on President's Billion Dollar Climate Fund 2/11/14 Smith: Bill Would Force EPA Transparency 2/11/14 Hearing of the Environment Subcommittee of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee - Ensuring Open Science at EPA 2/10/14 National Integrated Drought Information System Reauthorization Act of 2013 2/10/14 House Passes Bill to Improve Drought Monitoring Program 2/05/14 Smith: EPA Should Allow States Flexibility to Regulate 2/05/14 Hearing of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee - Examining the Science of EPA Overreach: A Case Study in Texas 1/28/14 Chairman Smith Responds to State of the Union Address 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 12/16/13 Smith to Supreme Court: EPA Overstepped Authority 12/11/13 Hearing of the Environmental Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Relationship Between Climate and Weather 12/06/13 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Not Listening to Americans' Concerns 12/03/13 Letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy - Smith: EPA Rules Based on Partisan Politics Not Science 11/20/13 Protecting States' Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act 11/14/13 Smith to Introduce Bill to Bar EPA from Basing Regulations on Secret Science 11/14/13 Hearing of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Strengtheni ng Transparency and Accountability at the EPA 11/14/13 Smith to Introduce Bill to Bar EPA from Basing Regulations on Secret Science 11/12/13 Smith: EPA's Draft Water Rule is Private Property Power Grab 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 10/29/13 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - EPA Power Plant Regulations: Is the Technology Ready 10/18/13 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Regulatory Authority 9/30/13 Smith: EPA IG Highlights Agency Fraught With Problems 9/27/13 Smith Statement on IPCC Climate Change Report 9/17/13 Smith: Draft EPA Water Rule a Massive Power Grab 8/08/13 Letter to Ranking Member Eddie Bernice Johnson, House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - EPA Transparency is Good Government 8/02/13 Smith and Stewart Subpoena EPA's Secret Science 8/01/13 Smith Subpoenas EPA's Secret Science 8/01/13 Committee Approves Bill to Improve EPA's Hydraulic Fracturing Study 7/31/13 Letter to Eddie Bernice Johnson, Ranking Member of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Smith Responds to Ranking Member's Questions, Reiterates Need to Subpoena EPA Secret Science 7/24/13 Members Question Scientific Integrity of EPA Hydraulic Fracturing Studies 7/22/13 Letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy - Committee Threatens to Subpoena EPA Secret Science 6/27/13 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, U.S. Department of State - Keystone XL Pipeline 6/25/13 Smith, Stewart Respond to President's Climate Change Speech 6/18/13 Chairman Smith: Prioritize Fundamental Research to Reduce Costs of Alternative Forms of Energy 6/12/13 Letter to The Honorable Robert Perciasepe Acting Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Smith, Stewart Demand Release of EPA Secret Data Behind Air Regulations 6/12/13 Witnesses Say EPA's Forthcoming Ozone Standards Impossible to Meet 6/12/13 Hearing of the Enviroment Subcommittee of the Science, Space, and Technology - "Background Check: Achievability of New Ozone Standards" 5/15/13 Siding with the Science, Committee Republicans Urge Action on Keystone XL 5/10/13 Smith Commends Senate for Demanding EPA Transparency 4/26/13 Hearing of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - "A Review of Federal Hydraulic Fracturing Research Activities" 4/25/13 Hearing of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - "Policy Relevant Climate Issues in Context"