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: Environment Issue Position: Global Climate Change 7/28/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Blocking Transparent, Thorough Evaluation of Proposed Ozone Standards 7/14/14 House Approves Four Committee Bills 7/14/14 National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act Reauthorizaton of 2014 7/09/14 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Navigating the Clean Water Act: Is Water Wet? 6/24/14 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Markup of H.R. 4012, Secret Science Reform Act of 2014 6/24/14 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Groundwater Resource Management Directive 6/24/14 Smith Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Greenhouse Gases 6/23/14 EPA Should Make Data Public 6/09/14 Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2014 6/02/14 Smith: New EPA Power Plant Regs "All Pain, No Gain' 6/02/14 Representative Smith Pushes Back on EPA Power Grab 6/02/14 Smith: New EPA Power Plant Regs "All Pain, No Gain' 5/29/14 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Examining the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Process 5/22/14 Future to NSF: Stop Wasting Taxpayer Money 5/08/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Scrap Partisan Power Plant Proposal 5/06/14 Smith: White House Climate Report Stretches Truth 4/30/14 Hearing of the Environmental Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2015 4/28/14 Smith Criticizes EPA for Standing by Secret Science 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 Smith: Stop EPA Attack on Affordable Electricity 3/06/14 President Signs Drought Monitoring Bill 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 Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - 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