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Lamar Smith's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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
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
Date Title
March 23, 2010 Smith Cosponsors Bill to Repeal Government Takeover of Health Care
March 22, 2010 Smith: Health Care Bill Wrong Way To Go
March 21, 2010 Senate Amendments To H.R. 3590, Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009, And H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010
March 20, 2010 AP Finds Premiums Will Go Up Under Health Care
March 19, 2010 Smith: Dems' Health Care Scheme Is A Betrayal Of Public Trust
March 18, 2010 Health Care Reform
March 16, 2010 Health Care Reform
March 15, 2010 Despite Media's Spin, Americans Oppose Health Care Plan
March 12, 2010 Health Care Coverage One-Sided
March 11, 2010 Start Over On Health Care
March 3, 2010 Smith Statement On President's Health Care Tactics
Feb. 25, 2010 Smith: Obama Administration Is Holding Wrong Summit
Feb. 24, 2010 Enact Tort Reform Now
Feb. 23, 2010 Smith: Health Care Summit Photo Op, Not Real Reform
Jan. 19, 2010 Op-Ed: ICYMI: Tear Down The Wall Of Secrecy
Dec. 22, 2009 Smith Statement On Senate Health Care Bill
Dec. 7, 2009 Harvard Med Dean Fails Health Care Bill
Nov. 9, 2009 Smith Votes Against Government Takeover Of Health Care
Nov. 7, 2009 Affordable Health Care For America Act
Nov. 6, 2009 Tort Reform Would Pay For Uninsured
Nov. 4, 2009 Tort Reform Needed
Oct. 29, 2009 Smith Statement On 1,990-Page Government Takeover Of Health Care
Oct. 27, 2009 Health Care
Oct. 26, 2009 Five Reasons The President's Approval Has Plummeted
Oct. 21, 2009 ABC/Washington Post Poll Biased
Oct. 21, 2009 Statement Of Ranking Member Lamar Smith At The Full Committee Markup Of The McCarran-Ferguson Act
Oct. 8, 2009 Smith: Baucus Health Care Bill Robs Peter To Pay Paul
Oct. 8, 2009 Facts About The Democrats' Health Care Plans
Oct. 1, 2009 Don't Hide Health Care Decisions From Judicial Review
Sept. 18, 2009 Op-Ed: Tort Reform Crucial For Health Care Reform To Work
Sept. 17, 2009 Health Care Polls
Sept. 15, 2009 Tort Reform Will Reduce Health Care Costs
Aug. 25, 2009 White House Radio Address Continues Pattern Of Distortions On Health Care Bill
Aug. 12, 2009 Op-Ed: If Uncle Sam Becomes Your Doctor
July 30, 2009 Americans Need Health Care Facts From Democrat-Media Alliance
July 28, 2009 Congress Should Not Approve A Government Takeover Of Health Care
July 23, 2009 Health Care Reform Loopholes Allow Illegal Immigrants To Get Benefits
July 21, 2009 President's Health Care Plan Losing Support
July 14, 2009 Smith: Dem's Health Care Plan Is A Placebo
July 7, 2009 Media Should Report Health Care Facts
June 18, 2009 ABC Should Air Both Sides Of Health Care Debate
June 3, 2009 Hearing of the House Committee on the Judiciary - The Impeachment of Samuel B. Kent of the Southern District of Texas
April 1, 2009 Family Smoking Prevention And Tobacco Control Act
March 17, 2009 Stop Aids In Prison Act Of 2009
Feb. 4, 2009 Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009
Jan. 14, 2009 Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009
Sept. 27, 2008 Extending Program Relating to Waiver of Foreign Country Residence Requirement with Respect to International Medical Graduates
July 24, 2008 Tom Lantos and Henry J. Hyde United States Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Reauthorization Act of 2008
March 5, 2008 Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2007
Sept. 25, 2007 Stop Aids in Prison Act of 2007
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