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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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 EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy - Smith: 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 Smith Supports Funding for FEMA and Low-Income Women, Infants and Children 10/04/13 Networks' Bias Shows 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 EPA - EPA Use of Secret Email Accounts 9/03/13 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of EPA - 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 5/12/09 News Reporters Join The Obama Administration 3/03/09 Press Conference with Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Chairman, and Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Ranking Member, Senate Judiciary Committee; and Rep. John Conyers (D-MI), Chairman, and Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX), Ranking Member, House Judiciary Committee 2/13/09 Smith: Census Must Be Independent 2/12/09 Press Conference with House Republicans - the Census 2/11/09 Associated Press Shows Fairness in Fact-Checking President Obama 7/10/08 Hearing of the Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee - Politicization of the Justice Department and Allegations of Selective Prosecution 12/18/07 Smith Statement on OPEN Government Act 12/18/07 Open Government Act of 2007 5/24/07 Lobbying Transparency Act Of 2007 5/17/07 Committee Approves GOP Lobbying Reforms 4/20/07 Special Task Force on Ethics Enforcement Focuses on Flawed System 4/13/07 Rep. Mike Capuano (D-MA) and Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) Announce Public Hearing for Special Task Force On Ethics Enforcement 3/20/07 Smith Receives Open Government Award 3/06/07 Smith Introduces Open Government Act 3/05/07 Introduction Of "Openness Promotes Effectiveness In Our National Government Act Of 2007 9/29/06 Trademark Dilution Revision Act Of 2006 3/20/06 Smith Announces New Round of Patent Hearings 3/08/06 Subcommittee Hearing Statement on Copyright Office Report on Orphan Works 3/02/06 Informed Citizens Are the Foundation of a Strong Democracy 4/13/05 Smith Continues Efforts to Open Up Government