Representative Lamar S. Smith's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 21, Republican
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6/05/15 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - "Revolving Door' Violations at National Weather Service 5/19/15 Department of Energy Laboratory Modernization and Technology Transfer Act of 2015 5/14/15 Letter to Michael Goo, Former Senior Advisor at the Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis - Use of Personal Communications to Avoid Transparency 5/14/15 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Use of Electronic Communications by Federal Employees 5/14/15 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of the Department of Energy - Use of Electronic Communications by Federal Employees 4/09/15 More than 200 Attend Smith's EPA Regulation Roundtable in Kerrville 4/07/15 Letter to Gene Karpunski, President of the League of Conservation Voters - Keystone Pipeline Communications with EPA 3/25/15 Congressman Smith Subpoenas EPA, Announces Regulation Roundtable with Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller 3/18/15 Secret Science Reform Act of 2015 3/17/15 EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2015 2/03/15 NSF: Taxpayer-Funded Alcohol, Parties "Poor Judgment' but "Perfectly Acceptable' 1/06/15 Smith Statement on 114th Congress 12/10/14 Knoxville News Centennial - ET Lawmakers: "Partisan' Terrorism Report Puts American Security at Risk 8/27/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Agency's Motivation for Having Detailed Maps Assembled Showing Waters and Wetlands for All 50 States 8/27/14 Smith: Maps Show EPA Land Grab 8/26/14 Letter to Todd Zinser, Inspector General of Commerce - Allegations About Ongoing Efforts to Identify and Potentially Retaliate Against Whistleblowers at OIG 8/13/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Requesting More Comprehensive, Independent Analysis Before Moving Forward 8/13/14 Letter to Adam Sieminski, Administrator of the Energy Information Administration - Conducting an Independent Analysis Using the Same Underlying Data and Assumptions as the EPA 7/14/14 Research and Development Efficiency Act 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 2/26/14 All Economic Regulations are Transparent Act of 2014 2/06/14 Smith Co-Sponsors Bill to Prohibit EPA from Using Secret Science 12/03/13 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Rules Based on Partisan Politics Not Science 10/16/13 Smith Statement on Vote Opposing Senate Debt Deal 10/08/13 Smith: Obama Administration Rolls Out Red Carpet for Immigration Protest 10/04/13 Networks' Bias Shows 10/04/13 Smith Supports Funding for FEMA and Low-Income Women, Infants and Children 10/03/13 Smith Votes to Reinstate Funding for National Parks, Cancer Research 10/03/13 Smith Votes to Restore Funding for Veterans, National Guard and Reserves 10/02/13 Smith: House Dems Put Illegal Immigrants Above American Workers 9/05/13 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Use of Secret Email Accounts 9/03/13 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Stands in Default of Subpoena 8/27/13 Smith: Texas Has Every Right to Implement Policies that Protect Elections 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 Votes to Rein in Federal Regulations 8/02/13 Smith Votes to Stop Government Abuse at the IRS 8/01/13 Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013 7/31/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Eric Holder 7/22/13 Letter to Gina McCarthy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Threat to Subpoena EPA Secret Science 6/06/13 Letter of Inspector General of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Arthur A. Elkins - Committee Leaders Urge Thorough Audit of EPA Political Discrimination 5/10/13 Smith Commends Senate for Demanding EPA Transparency 3/28/13 GAO Report Finds Duplication in Wind Energy Initiatives 3/14/13 Subcommittee Examines Management Challenges at EPA, DOE, Interior 2/28/13 Letter to Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Environmental Observation & Prediction and Deputy Administrator Kathryn Sullivan - NOAA Transparency after Watchdogs Booted from Meetings 9/08/11 Senate Sends Smith Patent Reform Bill to President's Desk 3/21/11 HJC to Examine AT&T and T-Mobile Proposed Merger 6/14/10 Administration AWOL on Oil Spill 5/05/10 Statement Of Judiciary Ranking Member Lamar Smith Hearing On The U.S. Patent And Trademark Office 4/13/10 National Media Fail To Hold President Accountable 10/13/09 New York Times Weights Polls In Favor Of Democrats