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Lamar Smith's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

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
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Andres Alcantar, Chairman of the Texas Workforce Commission, and Ronald G. Congleton & Hope Andradem Commissioners of the Texas Workforce Commission - Urging Texas Participation in Pilot Program for Food Stamp Reform
Feb. 10, 2014 National Integrated Drought Information System Reauthorization Act of 2013
Jan. 29, 2014 Smith Supports Ag Bill
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to Howard Shelanski, Administrator Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs Office of Management and Budget - EPA Rushes Rule to Regulate America's Waterways
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
April 11, 2013 Committee Approves Bills to Study E15 Gasoline and to Ensure Balance in EPA Science Advisory Process
Feb. 9, 2012 Hearing of the Immigration Policy and Enforcement Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee - Regional Perspectives on Agricultural Guestworker Programs
Sept. 8, 2011 Hearing of the Immigration Policy and Enforcement Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee - H.R. 2847, the "American Specialty Agriculture Act"
April 13, 2011 Hearing of the Immigration Policy and Enforcement Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee - H-2A Visa Program: Meeting the Growing Needs of American Agriculture
July 26, 2010 National Media Ignore Facts about USDA Firing
July 28, 2008 Smith: Family Budgets Squeezed by Fuel Costs
Oct. 21, 2005 Preserving our Past
Oct. 19, 2005 Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act of 2005
Sept. 29, 2005 Threatened and Endangered Species Act of 2005
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Agriculture
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Agriculture
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